Gelatin silver print

11" x 14" (Actual image size: 9 1/2" x 12")

 

 

V.I. Lenin Steel Mill, Magnitogorsk. (Awards given by the Party or factory management for quotas met or exceeded by the hot rolling mill. A retired technician here told me that all the exceeded quotas since 1935 were fictitious. Only the local Cheka [forerunner of the KGB] knew the true figures, and that was the ultimate closely held information.) December 1991.

 

Inscription: "V.I. Lenin Steel Mill, Magnitogorsk / (C) Shepard Sherbell/SABA" in graphite on verso.

 

 

Shepard Sherbell

"V.I. Lenin Steel Mill, Magnitogorsk" 1991

$1,500.00Price
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