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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)

Date

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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