This is an original 1935 halftone print portrait of Pete Bogdany who worked at Republic Steel. Bogdany worked at the company's biggest blast furnace. He immigrated to America in 1906 from Czechoslovakia, and worked for Corrigan, McKinney Steel Company prior to working at Republic Steel. The company was founded in 1899 by Cyrus Eaton, and became the third largest steel producer in America during the 1920s.
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 7.25 x 5.75 inches; 18 x 15 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: United States Steel Corporation, LTV Steel, Metal, Working, Metalwork, portraiture, tobacco