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Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1979.54
People
George Heyer, American (20th century)
Title
Ham Slicer
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1949
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/281334
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
image: 24.5 x 23 cm (9 5/8 x 9 1/16 in.)
sheet: 35.3 x 27.8 cm (13 7/8 x 10 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • stamp and inscription: verso, upper left, black ink [stamp] and graphite: STUDY NAME Packing House
    STORY DATE 4/49
    TAKEN FOR FORTUNE BY Heyer-Scope
    FORTUNE PICTURE Not to be used
    for advertising or promotion
    CAPTION Ham Slicer - Swift
  • stamp: verso, upper left, black ink: 2145
  • stamp: verso, upper left, black ink: Taken For
    FORTUNE
  • inscription: verso, upper left, blue pencil or crayon: [check mark]
  • inscription: verso, upper left, graphite: >
  • stamp: verso, upper left, black ink: George Heyer - Scope
  • stamp: verso, lower left, black ink: RETURN TO:
    TIME, INC.
    FILE
  • inscription: verso, lower left, blue graphite or crayon: X RACES - NEGROES
    + MEAT INDUSTRY
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Dr. Daniel Bell
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
P1979.54
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

"Packing House", Fortune [magazine] (April 1949)

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