E51 Measles ward, lone chair - Stephen WILKES

E51 Measles ward, lone chair

Stephen WILKES

E51 Measles ward, lone chair, 1998-2003, series: 'Ellis Island'

Original photography

Ilfochrome print

Signed and numbered by the artist

122 x 152,4 cm / 48 x 60 inch, edition of 8

76,2 x 101,6 cm / 30 x 40 inch, edition of 20

50,8 x 61 cm / 20 x 24 inch, edition of 50

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Data sheet

Format : Vertical

Type : Color

Theme : Documentary

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