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Miller, Wayne F. (Photographer) & Cotsones, Craig (Designer). WAYNE F. MILLER: "STRIKE CAPTAIN DURING PROTEST BY THE PACKING HOUSE WORKERS, MARCH 1948" ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINT. Chicago, IL: Wayne F. Miller Studios, 2012. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. 1 pages. As New.

Rare Wayne F. Miller collectible art. A pristine, framed original photographic print of "Strike Captain During Protest by The Packing House Workers, March 1948", signed by Wayne F. Miller. There is no ISBN. The print is now rare. A brilliant production by Wayne F. Miller: Regular-sized print format. Measures 8.5 X 10.5 inches. Professionally (and beautifully) framed with large white borders on solid black wood and Plexiglas by Craig Cotsones/Stephen Daiter Gallery Chicago. Full frame size is 18 X 21 inches. Eminently suitable for display. Without DJ, as issued. Presents Wayne F. Miller's "Strike Captain During Protest by The Packing House Workers, March 1948". One of his single most beautiful portraits. It appears as Plate #40 in his classic account, "Chicago's Southside, 1946-1948", published by the University of California School of Journalism in 2000. "Chronicles a black Chicago: The South Side community that burgeoned as thousands of African-Americans, exclusively from the South, settled in the city during the Great Migration. One of the first Western photographers to document the destruction of Hiroshima and the survivors of the bombing, Wayne F. Miller had just returned from his stint as a World War II Navy combat photographer under the direction of Edward Steichen when he received two concurrent Guggenheim Fellowships to fund his Chicago project. In addition to affording a glimpse into the hopes and hardships shared by a community of migrants, the images reflect the enormous variety of human experiences and emotions that occurred at a unique time and place in the American landscape. A superb testament to the genius of the photographer, to the spirit of the people the images portray, and to the moment in American history these photographs capture" (Publisher's blurb). "Somehow or other, people accepted me, they didn't feel I was trying to take advantage of them. I didn't ask them to stand there, or put their arm there. I never interfered a bit as to what they were doing" (Wayne F. Miller). An absolute "must-have" collectible, not just memorabilia, item/artwork for Wayne F. Miller collectors. This framed original photographic print is very prominently and beautifully signed in black-ink pen on recto by Wayne F. Miller. This title is a great photographic print. As far as we know, this is the only copy available online, is beautifully framed, and has no flaws, a pristine beauty. Please note: Wayne F. Miller prints command thousands of dollars from his gallery, at art fairs, and at auction. This is surely an accessible and lovely alternative. A rare signed print thus. 1 original photographic print. One of the finest American photographers of the 20th century. A flawless collectible print. (SEE ALSO OTHER WAYNE F. MILLER TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). $600.00

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