Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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From Early Work

Gelatin silver print

Dimensions (Image): 129 x 290 mm (5.1 x 11.4 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 140 x 292 mm (5.5 x 11.5 in.)

Signed in pencil on mount, lower left: “Philip Trager”

Edition: From the artist’s unpublished early work. This is the first architectural photograph taken by the artist; it was never published.

Accession number: 1970.48.1

Gift of Philip S. Trager (B.A. Wesleyan 1956, D.F.A. 2008), 1970

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Collection of the artist

The image depicts the windows of the Congregational Church in Easton, Connecticut.

Bibliography: Unpublished work; for general discussion of the artist’s early work, see Barbara Michaels, et al., Philip Trager [retrospective catalog] (Göttingen, Germany: Steidl; [Middletown, CT]: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University; [Oberlin, OH]: Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, 2006), pp. 21–23; see also letter of 8 January 1971 from the artist in DAC donor file.

Work Type: photograph

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