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Fortieth Street Between Sixth and Seventh Avenues, Manhattan

A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.

Date:

December 8, 1938

Artist:

Berenice Abbott
American, 1898–1991

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Berenice Abbott

Title

Fortieth Street Between Sixth and Seventh Avenues, Manhattan

Place

United States (Artist's nationality)

Date

Made 1938

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Inscriptions

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"

Dimensions

Image/paper: 47.7 × 38 cm (18 13/16 × 15 in.)

Credit Line

The Art Institute of Chicago, Works Progress Administration Allocation

Reference Number

1943.1416

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