Two (2) photographs by Shelby Lee Adams and Charles "Teenie" Harris. 1st item: Shelby Lee Adams (American, b. 1950) silver gelatin print, "Harlan and Cathy with Water Pump," titled lower left margin, numbered "2/25" and signed lower right margin. Matted and framed under glass in a narrow black frame. Sight – 19 1/2" H x 15 1/2" W. Framed – 18 1/2" H x 23 1/2" W. Note: Shelby Lee Adams is an American environmental portrait photographer and artist best known for his images of the people of Appalachia. His work has been published in three monographs: Appalachian Portraits (1993), Appalachian Legacy (1998), and Appalachian Lives (2003) and is the subject of a documentary "The True Meaning of Pictures: Shelby Lee Adams's Appalachia." 2nd item: Charles "Teenie" Harris (American, 1908-1998), "Iola Green dressed as "Aunt Jemima" Making Pancakes in Donahoe's Food Store, Downtown, 1952," gelatin silver print, matted and framed under glass in a narrow black frame. Sight – 15 1/2" H x 19 1/2" W. Framed – 23" H x 27" W. Note: A note on back states this photograph was purchased in Pittsburgh in 1998 by Anne Brown, owner of The Arts Company in Nashville. Note: Charles "Teenie" Harris is known for his photographs of Pittsburgh's African American community taken from about 1935 through 1975. Provenance: the estate of Raeanne Rubenstein, Nashville, Tennessee. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg School of Communication, Ms. Rubenstein was a professional photographer specializing in images of celebrities ranging from John Lennon, Janis Joplin and Andy Warhol to Johnny Cash and Dolly Parton. Her work appeared in Rolling Stone, Life, People, and most recently the Ken Burns documentary, Country Music. CONDITION: Both items excellent condition, not examined out of frame.
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