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RR Autograph Auctions Margaret Bourke-White American photographer and photojournalist

RR Autograph Auctions Margaret Bourke-White

Pioneering American photographer and photojournalist (1904–1971) whose iconic photo of the Fort Peck Dam graced the first cover of Life magazine. TLS, one page, 8.5 x 11, February 25, 1943. Letter to Margaret Thomsen Raymond. In part: “I am more than delighted with the article in American Girl. Any number of people have spoken to me about it. My brother thinks it is the best article written about me, and I am more pleased than I can say. It was a pleasure to work with you on it. You may be interested to know that I got a letter from E. J. Kulas, President of Otis Steel Company, in which he refers to the ‘very excellent article by Margaret Thomsen Raymond’ in which he expressed his delighted appreciation of having been mentioned.” Intersecting folds, one through a single letter of signature, and some scattered light toning and creases, otherwise fine condition. RRAuction COA.

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Posted by on September 11, 2012 in Margaret Bourke-White


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