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80.103.10
Belief in Magic
Gift of Warren Coville, Rights and Reproductions
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Belief in Magic
Date:
1939
Credit Line:
Gift of Warren Coville, Rights and Reproductions
Copyright:
© The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust
Accession #:
80.103.10
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Overall, Primary Support (dimensions of visible portion): 10 5/16 x 16 7/16 in. (26.2 x 41.7 cm) Overall, Secondary Support: 18 9/16 x 24 in. (47.1 x 61 cm) Image: 9 7/16 x 15 3/4 in. (24 x 40 cm)
Description:
Here is portrayed the man of possessions with his property, a man dealing cards, a man pulling a rabbit out of a hat & with the other hand whirling a lasso of ticker-tape which takes the form of the figure of the Pied Piper. The people follow him & offer their little wealth at the gambler's table. The figure in the background is Danae, the goddess of wealth (caption)
Associated place:
USA, Washington
Nationality:
United States