Mock-up for "Lunch Hour"

Mock-up for "Lunch Hour"

Ephemera

Ernst Halberstadt

American, b. Germany, 1910–1987

Mock-up for "Lunch Hour"

1950
Gelatin silver prints, ink, acrylic and pencil [?]
Overall: 34.2 × 76.4 cm (13 7/16 × 30 1/16 in.)
Gift of David Halberstadt
2010.1223.0002
Inscriptions recto (pencil): 30% tint Poster, Red / on photo of Hines [?] / c.a. [illeg.] / g.e. Lanigre [?]
(in image): LUNCH HOUR / Sympathetic lawmakers and / years of labor union effort / lifted our children out of the / factories and into the / and [inscription hidden under the following text on detached applied paper] Register and Vote / Signature [crossed out with the pencil notations "BLACK on Red," "Bug" and "3rd print reduce to 6"] / [accompanying image of three boys in suits and tie walking with books] 1950 / [accompanying Lewis Hine image of a group of boys at noon hour in the coal breaker] 1911 / "NOON HOUR IN THE COAL BREAKER. MANY OF / YOUNGER BOYS ARE NOT IN THE PICTURE" / Lewis Hine, Photo / © Copyright Julian Brightman Co. 1950
(pencil): white #

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