Portraits and Photography Online Auction

October 22, 2009

LOT 139

Lot 139

United Press International (20th Century)

United Press International (20th Century)
Lot 139 Details
United Press International (20th Century), American


Gelatin silver strengthened painted press print; inscribed PP Velox 57 lower right, United Press International stamp verso, Central Press Association Reference Department stamp verso,
7.5" x 10" — 25.4 x 19.1 cm.

Estimate $75-$100

Realised: $60
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


United Press International typed label verso: NXP 1460143RO Realm of Escape (Second of Seven) “Detachment from the world is extended to fellow ‘skids’ along the lower-end of New York’s Third Avenue. A frequent sight at any time of day is the derelict stretched out on the cold, hard pavement....his temporary bed.” Credit (UPI Photo) 2/20/65


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LOT 139

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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