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The Getty Tomb, Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, 1890

A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.

Date:

1954/56

Artist:

John Szarkowski
American, 1925–2007

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

John Szarkowski

Title

The Getty Tomb, Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, 1890

Place

United States (Artist's nationality)

Date

Made 1954–1956

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, on mount, upper center, in graphite: "see over"; recto, on mount, left center to left of image, in graphite: "9 1/4" [arrows pointing in opposite directions up and down on either side next to image]; recto, on mount, lower center, below image, in graphite: "7 9/16" [arrows pointing in opposite directions side to side on either side below image]; recto, on mount, lower left, below image, in graphite: "74 [encircled] see over"; recto, on mount, below image, in graphite: "115 / 68-133 [encircled]"; stamped recto, on mount, below image, lower right, in red ink: "57078"; inscribed verso, on mount, upper right, in graphite: "SZ.190 / page 133"; verso, on mount, right center, in graphite: "see over"; verso, on mount, lower left, in graphite: "4 11/16" [arrows on either side opposite directions up and down]; verso, on mount, lower center, in graphite: "5 7/8" [arrows on both sides pointing in opposite directions side to side]; verso, on mount, lower left, in graphite: "75 [encircled] / see over"; verso, on mount, lower right, in graphite: "116 / 69-134 [encirlced]"; stamped verso, on mount, lower right, in red ink: "57078"

Dimensions

Image/paper: 23.9 × 19.5 cm (9 7/16 × 7 11/16 in.); Mount: 45.9 × 36.2 cm (18 1/8 × 14 5/16 in.)

Credit Line

The Mary and Leigh Block Endowment Fund

Reference Number

2001.445

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