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*Korda (Alberto, 1928-2001). La ni?a de la mu?eca de palo (Girl with a wooden doll), [1959], vintage

*Korda (Alberto, 1928-2001). La ni?a de la mu?eca de palo (Girl with a wooden doll), [1959], vintage gelatin silver print, light horizontal creases to upper and lower part of image, photographer’s blind stamp and ink signatures in lower image, image size 13.25 x 9.25 ins (335 x 230mm) Alberto Korda, p. 217; Cuba by Korda, p. 27; Cuba Si! p. 30. “Nearing thirty, I was heading towards a frivolous life when an exceptional event transformed my life: the Cuban Revolution. It was at this time that I took this photo of a little girl, who was clutching a piece of wood for a doll. I came to understand that is worth dedicating my work to a Revolution which aimed to remove these inequalities”, (Cuba by Korda, p. 26). “This was always my father’s favourite photograph” (Norka Korda). (1).

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Two Day Sale of Printed Books & Maps

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