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Lot 58
BRIDGES, ROBERT (1844-1930) PORTRAIT BY ALVIN LANGDON COBURN, [1913]
£300 - 400
US$ 500 - 670
Lot Details
BRIDGES, ROBERT (1844-1930)
PORTRAIT BY ALVIN LANGDON COBURN (1882-1966), photogravure, head and shoulders, profile facing right, looking down, framed and glazed, size of image 7 ½ x 6 inches (20 x 15 cm), overall size 13 x 11 inches (35 x 27 cm), [taken for 'Men of Mark', Chilswell, 11 April 1913]

This image is from the book form of Men of Mark, 1913, with the image separately tipped onto the mounting sheet, not from the proof set with handwritten inscriptions by Coburn. It is not evident in the photograph that Bridges was playing the piano during the shoot.

REFERENCES: Alvin Langdon Coburn, Men of Mark, 1913; A.L. Coburn's Men of Mark: Pioneers of Modernism, 2004.
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