Convention International Ladies Garment Workers Union, World's Fair (The Honorable Eleanor Roosevelt, Senator Wagner and David Dubinsky President of I.L.G.W.U.)
Gelatin silver prints
each image: 6 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. (17.1 x 24.1 cm)
both photos together: 13 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (34.3 x 24.1 cm) (show scale)
Stamped in ink in venter of verso: "John Albok" and address twice
Signed in pencil on recto in lower right: "John Albok"
Inscribed in pencil in lower left of recto: "Convention International Garment Workers Union World's Fair 1940"; in pencil on verso in upper left: "Singing of the Anthem"; in upper right: "53"; lower right in pencil: "National Convention of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union"; lower left in pencil: "The Honorable Eleanor Roosevelt, Sen. Wagner, David Dubinksy, President of I.L.G.W.U"
Gift of Ilona Albok Vitarius
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John Albok (American, born Hungary, 1894-1982). Convention International Ladies Garment Workers Union, World's Fair (The Honorable Eleanor Roosevelt, Senator Wagner and David Dubinsky President of I.L.G.W.U.), 1940. Gelatin silver prints, each image: 6 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. (17.1 x 24.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Ilona Albok Vitarius, 1990.122.3a-b. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1990.122.3a-b.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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