Behind Closed Doors
Kitchen, Cooil-Sleau Farm (Isle of Man Portfolio)
Vintage Gelatin Silver Print
18.5 x 14 cms (7.27 x 5.50 ins)
Mounted, signed and dated beneath the photograph, lower right.
This photograph comes from the most important project of Killip's early career, his Isle of Man portfolio. The portfolio consists of twelve original photographs and was published by Witken-Berley, New York in 1973.
25 sets were made. The Hyman Collection has number 2.
Original tan cloth portfolio. Portfolio 14 x 11 1/2 inches (370 x 295 mm), 4 pp.. text and twelve gelatin silver prints, each dry-mounted to card, signed and dated in pencil on mount (l/r/) with a portfolio label on the verso of each, images largely 5 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches (140 x 185 mm) or the reverse.
A rare portfolio, with superb images. Includes George and Geoffrey Quirk, Ballanquine, Mr. and Mrs. Corlett, Ballakilleyclieu, Miss Redpath, Regaby, Cashtal-yn-Ard, Kitchen, Cooil-Sleau Farm, Man Ploughing, Dalby, St. Luke's Church, Baldwin, Susan Hyslop, Ballachrink, Mr. and Mrs. Mylroi, Church Farm, Cregneash, Mr. Raddcliffe, The Blackhill, Castletown, Ballakiel Farmhouse, Andreas.
British Photography / The Hyman Collection