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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

On View

Photography, Gallery 2

Artist

Berenice Abbott

Title

Consolidated Edison Power House, 666 First Avenue, Manhattan

Origin

United States

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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