About the Collection:
Nicholas' studio is a separate building and entity to the photography laboratory where the conclusion of his creative ideas take place to the finished hand-printed photograph from the negative. But that is another story for another day.
When the creative process begins for Nicholas, if you have had the privilege granted, it is a fascinating process to watch.
Let us take the 1920's steamer trunk for example. Found and purchased in an old antique shop that restored such items, Nicholas brought this trunk into his studio, and in an excited state, cleared the space around it. He then opens the lid and with his eyes closed, deeply inhales the musty smell of age. He then walks around the trunk, deeply in thought and then closes the lid and sits on the trunk, pondering.
Nicholas then tells his avid audience a story of the interesting journey this trunk has taken from the history he has garnered from previous owners - circus and sideshow performers!
These remaining historical icons retired to Gibtown, a city of the original freak shows, magician and vaudeville artiste's, he tells us that this trunk has in essence documented their journey by rail and road, from their travels on the Orient Express to the high seas journey on an ocean going liner.
"Trick Trunk is a Pandora's box of entertainment history, bygone and forgotten and now unlocked through the artistry and lens of Nicholas Price." - Sideshow History
|Artist:||Nicholas A. Price (British/American)|
|Title:||DOLLS IN THE TRICK TRUNK WITH STRINGS|
|Medium:||Silver Gelatin hand printed on AGFA Glossy Paper|
|Edition:||1 (numbered and signed on back)|
|Size:||16 x 20. in 40 x 50 cm|
|Size Notes:||Paper size is 16 x 20" Image size is 16 x 20"|
|Archive Ref:||On File|
|Image Rights:||©Nicholas A. Price The purchase is acquiring ownership rights only of the physical work of art described herein, and that this transfer of ownership of the physical work of art does not convey to the purchaser any copyright or reproduction rights except the right to display the physical work of art. Any other use of the work of art is absolutely prohibited without prior written consent of the photographer, which may be withheld in their absolute discretion.|
Photo is part of the "Trick Trunk" Collection. As seen in the Sideshow History of America
"Trick Trunk is a Pandora's box of entertainment history, bygone and forgotten and now unlocked through the artistry and lens of Nicholas Price." - Sideshow History 2011
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