1925 Print Sewing Machine Africa American Hut Village Fashion Garment XGB6

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This is an original 1925 halftone print of a young African man using a sewing machine in his village. The caption writes, "Civilization is striding across Africa in seven-league boots. Already the natives of Equatoria fashion their simple garments on American sewing machines."

CONDITION

This 86+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 4.75 inches; 15 x 12 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: straw, village, Phelps-Stokes Fund

XGB6C25


Collections:

Category: Africa, Geographic Locale, XGB6

Type: Original Halftone Print