1935 Print Aikins Gelatin Dynamite TNT Cartridge Worker Machinery Explosion FZ2


This is an original 1935 halftone print of a worker creating dynamite. The caption writes, "Gelatin dynamite, which looks like sour dough and is used in damp mines and wet work, is here fed to the packing machine which will extrude it through nipples into cartridges. This workman may wear no metal." Photography by Aikins.


This 76+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6.5 x 8.75 inches; 17 x 22 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: machine, machinery, industry, industrial