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Inscription

on verso, by unknown hand, along left edge in graphite: Thurs. trib [illegible] / circled: 3 / 4x4 ¾; upper center, stamped in blue ink: ENGRAVING / 1953 MAR 11 PM 4:07; center, copyright notice stamped in black ink: INTERNATIONAL / NEWS PHOTOS 1162 SOUTH HILL ST. / LOS ANGELES 15, CAL.; inverted and taped on top of copyright stamp, in black ink on newsprint: These two frame / houses on the atomic / proving grounds in Nevada / will be exposed to the / blast and heat of an atom- / ic explosion March 17. / They will be used in a / civil defense phase of the / atomic tests.; inverted at lower left center, stamped in red ink: TRIBUNE 1st Edition / MAR 12 1953; by unknown hand, inverted at lower right center, circled, in magenta ink: atom Bomb – test. Nevada - 1953

Provenance

Mary and Dan Solomon, Monarch Beach, CA; gift to NGA, 2015.