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Chicago Skyline

A work made of gelatin silver print, from the portfolio "bike trip".
© 1939 Ruth Orkin.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print, from the portfolio "bike trip".

Date:

1939

Artist:

Ruth Orkin
American, 1921-1985

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Ruth Orkin

Title

Chicago Skyline

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

Made 1939

Medium

Gelatin silver print, from the portfolio "Bike Trip"

Dimensions

Image/paper: 10.4 × 12.8 cm (4 1/8 × 5 1/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Orkin/Engel Film and Photo Archive

Reference Number

2012.216

Copyright

© 1939 Ruth Orkin.

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