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Light Drawing with Folded Paper, 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


Title, date, and signature inscribed on verso. Numbered img1136,, #42.1.2, and 2886? on verso of photograph. Photograph is sometimes titled Light Modulator in other sources.

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