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Focused View for Camera: Catalogue, 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 not found on object, taken from the catalog for Nathan Lerner: Photographs 1935-1945 at Allan Frumkin Gallery. Photograph is sometimes titled New Bauhaus in other sources. Photograph is numbered 4006 and INV2710 on verso of cardstock.

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