El Machete

Object Name
Artist/Maker
Category
Photographs
Date
1926
Medium
gelatin silver print
Credit Line
Gift of Harry and Ann Malcolmson, 2015
Object Number
2015/248
Location
Not currently on display but Available for viewing on Wednesdays from 1-4:30 in the Prints and Drawings Study Centre

Dimensions

Sheet: 23.8 × 18.8 cm (9 3/8 × 7 3/8 in.)
Mount: 24.3 × 19.4 cm (9 9/16 × 7 5/8 in.)
Mat: 54.6 × 40.6 cm (21 1/2 × 16 in.)

Signature, Inscriptions, and Markings

Inscription
mount verso, in graphite, tl: Machete (erased); tl: Tina Modotti; tr: 97; center: pag 22 (circled); lower left, beside stamp: base/ cm 19.6; lower right: 4 (circled); blc: x3 (circled) Nat [(illegible)]; br: [169?] (circled)
Markings
mount verso, typewritten label, center: El Machete (originale 1926); stamp, bottom center/E.M. COMISARO POLITICO/COMMANDANCI GENERAL/5 REGIMIENTO MILICIAS POPULAIRE
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