Randy Olson
Calcutta, India, 2010
digital chromogenic print, printed 2013
signed in ink/pencil on a label affixed (on the verso)
one from an edition of 20
image: 24 x 36 18 in. (60.96 x 91.76 cm.)
sheet: 29 x 41 in. (73.66 x 104.14 cm.)
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