Lot 255
Eudora Welty (American, 1909-2001), Abandoned "Lunatic Asylum," 1940
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Gelatin silver print (mounted as issued), negative 1940, pencil numbered "75/75" to the mount, from Eudora Welty: Twenty Photographs Portfolio, published by Palaemon Press Ltd., Winston-Salem, NC, 1980, the full sheet, unframed.

Image size 10 7/8 x 11 in.; Mount size 20 x 16 in.

Private Collection, Florida and Massachusetts

Purchased directly from the publisher, Palaemon Press, in 1981.

Image with some scattered surface indentations (that haven't punctured surface) only visible in raking light; some foxing to mount, mainly lower half.

$1,000 - 3,000