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Convention Hall, Chicago

A work made of gelatin silver print, from "the americans" (1955/56).
© Robert Frank

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print, from "the americans" (1955/56).

Date:

1956

Artist:

Robert Frank
American, born Switzerland, 1924–2019

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Robert Frank

Title

Convention Hall, Chicago

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1956

Medium

Gelatin silver print, from "The Americans" (1955/56)

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, lower left, eblow image, in black ink: "Chicago 1955 DE SAPIO with NY Delegation at Democratic Convention 1955"; inscribed and signed recto, lower right, below image, in black ink: "to the memory of Hugh Edwards Robert Frank."; inscribed verso, upper left, in graphite: "5104-I"; verso, upper right, in graphite: "5104-I / X"; verso, lower left, in graphite: "X"; verso, lower right, in graphite: "PriNT SID KAPLAN 1985"

Dimensions

31.5 × 47.4 cm (image); 40.5 × 50.5 cm (paper)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Frank

Reference Number

2000.348

Copyright

© Robert Frank

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