Two Photographs, Gelatin Silver Prints, of Mt. Rushmore presidential monument in progress. GUTZON BORGLUM.
Two Photographs, Gelatin Silver Prints, of Mt. Rushmore presidential monument in progress.
Two Photographs, Gelatin Silver Prints, of Mt. Rushmore presidential monument in progress.
GUTZON BORGLUM

(1867-1941) American sculptor, known for creating the presidential monument, Mount Rushmore.

Two Photographs, Gelatin Silver Prints, of Mt. Rushmore presidential monument in progress.

One photograph is a copy print showing George Washington's image carved into the mountain. The frame of the original photograph is visible at edges. The second is a press photo first generation print showing Borglum working with equipment on the mountain. Press photograph information on verso, "USA South Dakota. Black Hillls. The figures of Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Roosevelt will be carved out of the cliffs of Rushmore Mountain. Some idea of their gigantic sizes may be had if one imagines the head of Washington to as high as a six story building. The photo is copyright of the "Publishers Photo Service."

Item #4709

Price: $925.00

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