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Consolidated Edison Power House, 666 First Avenue, Manhattan

A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.

Date:

November 9, 1938

Artist:

Berenice Abbott
American, 1898–1991

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Berenice Abbott

Title

Consolidated Edison Power House, 666 First Avenue, Manhattan

Date

Made 1938

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Inscriptions

Unmarked recto; stamped verso, upper center, in pink ink: "FEDERAL ART PROJECT / "Changing New York" / PHOTOGRAPHS BY BERENICE ABBOTT [in rectangle]"; stamped verso, lower center, in pink: "Title: [stamped in pink ink] Consolidated Edison Power House [inscribed in graphite] / Place: [stamped in pink ink] 666 First Avenue, Manhattan [inscribed in graphite] / Angle of View: / Date: [stamped in pink ink] Nov 9 1938 [inscribed in graphite] / Neg. # [stamped in pink ink] 2-31 [inscribed in graphite] Code: [stamped in pink ink] I II C A + / III J [inscribed in graphite]"; stamped verso, lower left, in black ink: "DEC 28 1938"

Dimensions

23.2 × 16.9 cm (image/paper)

Credit Line

The Art Institute of Chicago, Works Progress Administration Allocation

Reference Number

1943.1386

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