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NatureNatureRustic fences, gates, trees and stumpsRustic fences, gates, trees and stumps
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Milton Rogovin 
Lower West Side, Buffalo 
Gelatin silver print 
6 x 6 1/4 in. 
Peabody Essex Museum 
Gift of William and Marilyn Braunstein, 2008, Accession Number: PH228 

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