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General View from the Penthouse at 56 Seventh Avenue, New York

A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.

Date:

July 14, 1937

Artist:

Berenice Abbott
American, 1898–1991

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Berenice Abbott

Title

General View from the Penthouse at 56 Seventh Avenue, New York

Place

United States (Artist's nationality)

Date

Made 1937

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 and inscribed verso, center, in pink ink and graphite: "Title: [stamped in pink ink] General View from Penthouse / at 56 Seventh Avenue [inscribed in graphite] / Place: [stamped in pink ink] Manhattan [inscribed in graphite] / Angle of View: / Date: [stamped in pink ink] July 14 1937 [inscribed in graphite] / Neg. # [stamped in pink ink] 254 [inscribed in graphite] Code: [stamped in pink ink] I D [inscribed in graphite]; stamped verso, lower left, in black ink: "APR 14 1939"

Dimensions

Image/paper: 23.8 × 18.7 cm (9 3/8 × 7 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

The Art Institute of Chicago, Works Progress Administration Allocation

Reference Number

1943.1382

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