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Actress is posed in dramatic lighting with shadow projected on the spotlit wall. Mounted stamped on recto with photographer's red ink monogram stamp and date. Name of actress is in pencil.

Helen Breaker was an American salon photographer, who was active in the 1920s and 1930s. She exhibited at the 8th and 9th International Salons of Photography Pictorialists of Los Angeles (1924 and 1926), as well as at the 1932 XXVIIe Salon International d'Art Photographique de Paris.  The Brooklyn Museum of Art has some of her work. She did nudes, portraits and other pictorialist subjects. In the early 1920s she was based in St. Louis, Mo.

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Photo Detail - Helen Pierce Breaker - Actress Frances Stack in Japanese Costume
Helen Pierce Breaker Actress Frances Stack in Japanese Costume

Price $400
Sale Price $280

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Ref.# 3490

Medium Silver print

Mount on original mount

Photo Date 1934  Print Date 1934

Dimensions 8-1/16 x 5-5/8 in. (205 x 143 mm)

Photo Country United States (USA)

Photographer Country United States (USA)


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