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Laughing Boxes, West 86th Street, New York,

Gelatin silver print with toning

Dimensions (Image): 244 x 194 mm (9.6 x 7.6 in.)

Stamped on verso, center: “Photograph by Edward Steichen. Printed from the original negative”; inscribed in pencil on verso, center: “The Laughing Boxes c 1922”; inscribed in pencil on verso, lower right: “Sandburg Pl. 2 / Exhib #229 / Book p. 90”

Edition: Printed later

Accession number: 1991.30.54

Gift of Russell G. D’Oench, Jr., 1991

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Purchased by the donor at auction from Argus Ltd.

Bibliography: Joanna Steichen, Steichen’s Legacy: Photographs, 1895–1973 (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000) plate 206.

Work Type: photograph

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