[Elderly woman with glasses, head scarf and shawl]; Hahn, Alta Ruth; ca.1930; 19...
[Elderly woman with glasses, head scarf and shawl]About this object
Alta Ruth Hahn was an amateur photography who was active throughout the 1930's. She was born in Springfield, Illinois in 1901, and graduated from the University of Illinois in 1922. She began working for Sales Magazine in New York in 1928, and became the editorial vice president in 1959. The author of "Shop Talk About Selling," she was also the recipient of 1958 Business Woman of the Year award.
This image depicts an elderly woman in glasses with a head scarf wrapped around her head and a shawl on her shoulders.
ca.1930Medium and Materials
Gelatin silver print.Inscription and Marks
verso: [pencil] 82:020:21Measurements
image: 23.6 cm x 18.7 cm
overall: 24.1 cm x 19.3 cm
Gift of Dr Robert DrapkinObject Type
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