Artist, Edward Eggelston painting model, Edith Backus
Great Lakes Exposition
Artist Edward Eggleston paints a publicity portrait of New York model,nineteen year old Edith Backus, to advertise the 1937 season of the Great Lakes Exposition. According to the verso "Backus''smiling face' will greet visitors on millions of posters and booklets, long before the show opens in May of 1937."
Cleveland State University. Michael Schwartz Library. Division of Special Collections. Cleveland Press Photo Collection. Folder: Great Lakes Exposition.
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