W. Eugene Smith Chisso Factory, Minamata, Japan
Medium Vintage Gelatin Silver Print
Photo Date 1971 Print Date 1971-73
Dimensions 12 x 18.5 in. (305 x 470 mm)
Photo Country Japan
Photographer Country United States (USA)
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About This Image
Marked on verso in pencil, "Vintage - printed in Minamata." Caption and other various notations in pencil on verso.
Print made for exhibition in Japan. Marked on recto in margin, "OK to Emergency," which meant that this was an extra exhibition quality print made in case of damage.
Signed and inscribed on verso by Leslie Teicholz - Smith's long-time agent and assistant. Inscription reads "Given to me by Gene while they were in Minamata".
Illustrated: "Minamata" by W. Eugene Smith & Aileen Smith, 1975, p.170
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