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Fair, Tbilisi
  • Boris Ignatovich, photographer
    1899–1976
    born: Lutsk, Russia (present-day Ukraine) ; died: Moscow, Soviet Union (present-day Russia) ; active: Soviet Union (present-day Russia)
    Paul Harbaugh, publisher
  • Fair, Tbilisi, 1932
  • Soviet Avant-Garde
  • Where object was made: Tbilisi, Soviet Union (present-day Georgia)
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 32 x 47.2 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 5/8 x 18 9/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 40.9 x 50.6 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 1/8 x 19 7/8 in
  • Gift of David Tate Peters
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0203.18
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Horizontal. Man smoking cigarette, leans over balance he’s using to weigh cheese wedges. People in crowd stare up at him; several in lower right corner are holding up money and wearing hats. Aerial view from the side. Two measuring weights are on one side of the scale and the cheese on the other.