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A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.

Date:

c. 1940, printed later

Artist:

Helen Levitt
American, 1913–2009

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Helen Levitt

Title

New York

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1935–1945

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Inscriptions

Unmarked recto; inscribed verso, upper left, in graphite: "HL 499"; inscribed and signed verso, center, in graphite: "N. Y. C. 1940 Helen Levitt"; inscribed verso, lower right, in graphite: "H. -K [?]"

Dimensions

Image: 18.8 × 28.4 cm (7 7/16 × 11 3/16 in.); Paper: 27.9 × 35.5 cm (11 × 14 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Richard and Elizabeth Devereaux in honor of Iris Elston

Reference Number

2003.39

Extended information about this artwork

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