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Margaret MICHAELIS

Austria 1902 – Australia 1985

  • Australia from 1939

A Polish townsman [Portrait of old unshaven man] c.1930-33 Place made: Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland
Materials & Technique: photographs, gelatin silver photograph (glossy paper)

Primary Insc: Stamp verso, centre, 'FOTO-STUDIO / MICHAELIS / ROSELLON, 36,4.o - 4.a / BARCELONA' Inscribed verso on label, pen & ink, 'Resulla ba. . [illeg]dificil, sacar un retrato/de este aniciano. Suponia, que liabra de/pagar su retrato./Un ald eano polaco.' Translation: (it was very difficult to take a portrait of this old man. I supposed I would have to pay for his portrait. A Polish townsman.)
Tertiary Insc: Stamp verso, upper centre, 'CONSELLERIA DE DEFENSA / Censura de Guerra / GENERALITAT DE CATALUNYA'
Dimensions: printed image 23.4 h x 16.8 w cm sheet 24.1 h x 17.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the estate of Margaret Michaelis-Sachs 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1384.113