Gelatin silver print
Image: 34.1 x 25.8 cm (13 7/16 x 10 3/16 in.); Matted: 61 x 50.8 cm (24 x 20 in.)
Gift of Mrs. Albert A. Levin 1972.244
© Estate of Margaret Bourke-White / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY
A leading photographer of her generation, Bourke-White launched her highly successful career in Cleveland. Captivated by dramatic scenes of industrial production, she received permission to photograph activities at the Otis Steel Company, a major firm with a mill located on the shore of Lake Erie and another on the bank of the Cuyahoga River. These images caught the attention of Henry Luce, founder of Time, Fortune, and Life magazines, who hired her to work as a photojournalist.
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