Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971)
Commercial Solvents Company, Terre Haute, Indiana, 1936-1937
Warm-toned gelatin silver print, with black borders, mounted; titled in unidentified hand in pencil and her 'A Margaret Bourke-White Photograph' credit stamp on the mount verso.
Commercial Solvents Company (established in 1917) initially converted Midwestern grains into solvents, and subsequently pioneered the development of acetone and butanol.
This image was illustrated in an issue of Fortune Magazine in the 1930s.
13 1/2 x 9 1/2in