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."
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