SELF-PORTRAIT WITH ERSKINE CALDWELL.
Bourke-White, Margaret. Vintage gelatin silver photograph, 6 3/8 x 5 inches. There is a mild crease, which has not cracked the emulsion, diagonally across the lower right corner, with remnants of mounting glue on the blank reverse. The tonality is full and rich. Item #53909
Margaret Bourke-White and Erskine Caldwell collaborated on several books. They were married in 1939 and divorced in 1942. They issued this image on a card for Christmas in 1941, prior to their separting. It is pictured in THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF MARGARET BOURKE-WHITE, edited by Sean Callahan on page 15, with the caption dating it as 1940. In the photograph, clearly chalked to the side of the train car is 1941.