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Forsyth and East Houston Street

A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.

Date:

February 11, 1937

Artist:

Berenice Abbott
American, 1898–1991

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Berenice Abbott

Title

Forsyth and East Houston Street

Place

United States (Artist's nationality)

Date

Made 1937

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Inscriptions

Signed recto, on mount, lower right, below image, in graphite: "BERENICE ABBOTT"; verso, on mount, upper center: "[government label]"; stamped and inscribed verso, on mount, lower left, in graphite and brown ink: "Federal Art Project / NYCty [?] / Berenice Abbott, supervisor [inscribed in graphite] / photograph / berenice abbott / 50 commerce st. / new york city [stamped in brown ink] / Forsythe [sic] + East Huston [sic] Streets / Neg. 207 - Code III B - 1 / February 11, 1937 [inscribed in graphite]"

Dimensions

Image/paper: 18.9 × 24.2 cm (7 1/2 × 9 9/16 in.); Mount: 44.4 × 35.1 cm (17 1/2 × 13 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

The Art Institute of Chicago, Works Progress Administration Allocation

Reference Number

1943.1403

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