Fortieth Street Between Sixth and Seventh Avenues, Manhattan
United States (Artist's nationality:)
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Unmarked recto; stamped and inscribed verso, center, in faded pink ink and graphite: "FEDERAL ART PROJECT / "Changing New York" / PHOTOGRAPHS BY BERENICE ABBOTT [in rectangle] / Title: [stamped in pink ink] [illegible/obscured by paper] / Place: [stamped in pink ink] Manhattan [inscribed in graphite] / Angle of View: / Date: [stamped in pink ink] Sept 8 [?/obscured by brown paper] 1938 [inscribed in graphite] / Neg. # [stamped in pink ink] [obscured by broen paper] Code: [stamped in pink ink] I 43 [inscribed in graphite]" [both stamped are partially obscured by brown paper]; inscribed verso, lower left, in graphite: "Fortt [crossed out] / Fortieth St. Between 6TH ["TH" in superscript] & 7TH ["TH" in superscript] Aves. N.Y.C. / By / Berenice Abbott"
Image/paper: 47.7 × 38 cm (18 13/16 × 15 in.)
The Art Institute of Chicago, Works Progress Administration Allocation
Extended information about this artwork
Art Institute of Chicago, “Seldom Seen Photographs from the Permanent Collection,” June 5, 1976-August 15, 1976.
Art Institute of Chicago, “Photography + Folk Art: Looking for America in the 1930s,” September 21, 2019–January 19, 2020. (Galleries 1–4) (Elizabeth Siegel and Elizabeth McGoey)
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