Inner Spinner
Inner Spinner
Inner Spinner

Inner Spinner

Jessica Esch
October 2023

From the Jessica Esch: Fill in the Blanks exhibition 

Original Statement:
Translated into the many situations a photographer must meet, the rule set up by Gandhi's secretary was a good one: if you want to photograph a man spinning, give some thought to why he spins. -Margaret Bourke-White

NOTE: Before Margaret Bourke-White could photograph Gandhi she had to learn how to spin and her instructor had to say she could do it well enough to be brought into the presence of Gandhi.

A Portrait of Myself, Margaret Bourke-White, Simon and Schuster, 1963 (p.278)

Olivetti Lettera 25 typewriter
West Oxford Agricultural Society envelope addressed to my grandfather David Bell
4 1/8" x 9 1/2" (open 6 3/8" x 9 1/2")

Pricing available upon request.

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