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Feb 12, 2014
Feb 12, 2014

The Swing, Paris Fair

The Swing, Paris Fair


Ilse Bing

(American, 1899-1998)

Gelatin silver print

Image: 28.3 x 22.3 cm (11 1/8 x 8 3/4 in.); Mounted: 41.9 x 34.9 cm (16 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 2007.30



A couple enjoys one of the rides at a popular, historical Parisian street festival known as the Gingerbread Fair. Like Bing’s cancan photographs, the real subjects here are the sensations of motion and excitement.


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