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Closed Eye, 1940

Identifier: 1

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Photographic prints, including prints made by Nathan Lerner of photographs from his time as an Institute of Design student and faculty member, as well as collaborative photographs with Henry Holmes Smith printed by Smith's son, Theodore R.M. Smith. Also included are 12 oversized reprints from a Chicago Cultural Center exhibit of Lerner's work and a single print of a photograph by Institute of Design alumnus Ishimoto Yasuhiro. Some of the matted prints appear to be part of the protfolio collection Nathan Lerner, 15 Photographs: 1935-1978, but some photographs from the limited edition collection are not included here.


  • Creation: 1940


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Collection Size

1 photograph


Photograph mounted on cardstock. Signature and date inscribed on recto of cardstock, title and date notated on verso. Photograph numbered 3557 and 758 on verso. This photograph is sometimes titled Eye and Finger, Chicago in other sources.

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