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Lot 0139
  • Photographer: Marguerite Baker Johnson
  • Black and White Vintage Mid Century Photograph
  • Dimensions: 10 x 8.25 (1" diagonal crease from lower left edge)
  • Scene: Iconic RARE visit to Indian Reservation
  • Signed verso


    Marguerite Baker Johnson, a native of Brussels Belgium was a noted female photographer and photo journalist, noted as the first woman to take photographs inside the arena at “Cheyenne Frontier Days”, a task formerly conducted by men due to the dangerous setting. Her photos appeared in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Automotive Periodicals, London Times, Daily Mirror, Us Camera Annual, British Photography Yearbook, Popular Photography Annual while her esteemed son’s work appeared in Life Magazine, Fortune Magazine and many advertisements in the 1950s and 1960s. Together their work spans decades 1940s through the 1970s. Her career is more associated with America, capturing American life at Mid Century. She produced many evocative black and white prints, capturing a wide range of human activity, often mundane, everyday life scenes. Her work can be found in collections throughout the USA and Europe.

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    Marguerite Baker Johnson - RARE Mid Century Photograph

    Auction ended on Thu, May 10, 2018
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