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Bait Box Mullets, 1938

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Colorized by Jordan J. Lloyd
based on an original negative nitrate by Arthur Rothstein
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• Colorized giclée art print, made in England
• Ships with a Certificate of Authenticity
• Ships in a Tube


ABOUT THIS PHOTOGRAPH

Taken January, 1938, Key West, Florida, United States
(Library of Congress)

"Rothstein visited Key West when he was 22 on field assignment from Roy Stryker, already then an accomplished photographer. The Keys were still recovering from the devastation of a 1935 hurricane, affecting its key industries, though new highway infrastructure was being built as a shift towards the Keys as a viable tourist destination. Here, southern Florida's clear waters yielded everything from sea sponge to the advertised mullet seen in this photograph, though, like so much of Florida's industry, was in decline due to the Great Depression. I have tried to locate the exact address, but there are several candidates long enough to have 1101 properties along it."

– Jordan J. Lloyd

Original Caption

"Bait seller. Key West, Florida."

PRINT SIZES

Our prints come in three popular sizes so you can frame them yourself.

LISTED SIZES

M – 12”× 16” inches (30.5 × 40.6 cm)
L – 16”× 20” inches (40.6 × 50.8 cm)
XXL – 30”× 40” inches (76.2 × 101.6 cm)

PRINTED IMAGE SIZE

Please note that the Listed Sizes refer to the print stock which comes with a white border. The printed image sizes are:

M – 8 ½" × 12" (21.6 × 30.5 cm)
L – 12" × 17" (30.5 × 43.2 cm)
XL – 25" × 35 ¾" (63.5 × 90.8 cm)

Please note that all giclée art prints are currently supplied unframed.

THE SMALL PRINT

Proudly printed by the Silverhill Press, an independent printer based in St–Leonards–On–Sea on the south coast of England. More information about our prints can be found here.

This is a derivative work. Photographs for illustration purposes only.