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gelatin silver print
- Dimensions (H x W x D)
image/sheet: 9 5/16 in x 7 7/16 in
- Inscriptions & Markings
inscription: 42 [encircled] / DEC 1, 1918 / p. 39 / MARTHA HEDMAN // (STAR OF "BOOMERANG"), ink, lower middle
stamp: THE AMERICAN DUST COMPANY // 47 PARK COURT // STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. 10301, ink, upper right; ; lower right [vertically]
- Collection Area
- Object Type
- Credit Line
Museum Purchase: Caroline Ladd Pratt Fund
- Accession Number
Adolf De Meyer, known for his celebrity portraits, was a renowned fashion photographer for American Vogue magazine between 1913 and 1921. He also worked for Vanity Fair and, later, Harper's Bazaar in Paris. These magazines were personally and professionally influential to Prášilova.
Martha Hedman (1883–1974), the subject of this portrait, was a Swedish-born actress who performed on Broadway in New York City from 1912 to 1922.