A new kind of telephone lion

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A new kind of telephone lion

Object Type

Montagematerial
Verwendung unbekannt

Date
1937
Place of Origin
Vereinigtes Königreich Großbritannien und Nordirland, London
Materials and Techniques
Silbergelatineabzug
Dimensions
21,5 x 16,5 cm
Person / Institution
(1892–1978) (Agentur)
(19. Juni 1891–26. April 1968) (Bezugsperson)

International News Photo San Francisco Bureau, Agentur

Comment

Fotografie aus John Heartfields Sammlung von Recherche- und Montagematerial

MARKS AND INSCRIPTIONS

Verso:
"[...] INTERNATIONAL NEWS PHOTO / SAN FRANCISCO BUREAU / A NEW KIND OF TELEPHONE LION / LOS ANGELES. CALI. (MAR 25 ) - APRIL FOOLS´ DAY TELE- / PHONE CALLS FOR MR. LION AT ZOO PARK, LOS ANGELES, / WILL GET A ROARING ANSWER. MISS JEAN MCINTYRE, ZOO / TELEPHONE OPERATOR, REHEARSES MOTTON PICTURE LION / JACKIE IN HIS ROLE FOR THE PRACTICAL JOKERS´ HOLI- / DAY. A SPECIAL SWITCHBOARD HAS BEEN INSTALLED TO / HANDLE QUERIES, AND JACKIE WILL DO ALL THE TALKING. / 3 - 26- 37"
gestempelt:
"KEYSTONE [...]"

Object Number
JH 6437
Provenance
Nachlass John und Gertrud Heartfield
RIGHT
© The Heartfield Community of Heirs / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2020
URL
https://archiv.adk.de/objekt/2491528