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Murray Hill Hotel, Spiral

A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.

Date:

November 19, 1935

Artist:

Berenice Abbott
American, 1898–1991

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Berenice Abbott

Title

Murray Hill Hotel, Spiral

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1935

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Inscriptions

Unmrked recto; inscribed verso, on mount, upper center, green pencil: "------ 30 [illegible] ------"; verso, on mount, upper left, in red pencil: "+ [encircled in graphite] Photography [encircled]"; stamped and inscribed verso, on mount, center, in blue ink and graphite: "FEDERAL ART PROJECT / "Changing New York" / PHOTOGRAPHS BY BERENICE ABBOTT [in rectangle] / Title: [stamped in blue ink] Murray Hill Hotel + Spiral [inscribed in graphite] / Place: [stamped in blue ink] 112 Park Avenue, Manhattan [inscribed in graphite] / Angle of View: From Park Avenue and / 40th ["th" in superscript] Street [inscribed in graphite] / Date: [stamped in pink ink] Nov. 19, 1935 [inscribed in graphite] / Neg. # [stamped in pink ink] 37 [inscribed in graphite] Code: [stamped in pink ink] I. A. 1. [inscribed in graphite]"; stamped verso, on mount, right center, in blue ink: "25695"; printed and stamped verso, on sticker affixed to mount, lower center, in red and blue ink: "SHOP No. [printed in red ink] / 25695 [stamped in blue ink]" [sticker mostly removed]

Dimensions

Image/paper/mount: 48.6 × 39.3 cm (19 3/16 × 15 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

The Art Institute of Chicago, Works Progress Administration Allocation

Reference Number

1943.1413

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