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Inscription

lower center verso in black ink: LIFE RAFT EARTH / San Francisco; lower right verso in black ink: Robert Frank; vertical along right edge on tape in black ink: REVERSE WHITE (crossed out) BLACK SIDE to white; all by later hand: lower right on tape in red ink: s.s. 105 (circled); upper left verso in graphite: 301-50 VII; upper right verso in graphite: 301-50 VII / Life Raft Earth / LOMH-83 variant / RF 273

Provenance

PaceWildensteinMacGill, New York, NY; purchased with donated funds by NGA, 1993.

Bibliography
1989
Frank, Robert. The Lines of My Hand. New York, 1989: pl. 83 (variant).