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West Forty-Second Street, Night

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West Forty-Second Street, Night

20th century
270 x 173 mm (10.6 x 6.8 in.)

John Taylor Arms, American, (1887–1953)

Alternative title: New York at West Forty-Second: Night (Corner of Fifth)
Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and aquatint printed in blue and black inks on laid paper
State: Second of two states
Print impression quality: Excellent
Edition: 100; printed by Frederick Reynolds
Marks: Signed in pencil, lower right: “John Taylor Arms/1922”; inscribed in pencil, lower left: title
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: J.T. Arms
Bibliography: Fletcher 122 ii/ii; Karen F. Beall, American Prints in the Library of Congress (1970) 522; Arms 124.
Credit Line: Gift of the artist (hon. MA Wesleyan 1939), 1939
Accession Number: 1939.5.143

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  • cityscapes - Use for creative works that depict settlements that may be considered cities. For creative works depicting settlements that may be considered towns, use "townscapes (representations)." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer
  • New York City - TGN 7007567 (“New York” preferred, “New York City” display; retained “City” for clarity)
  • night
  • night scenes
  • Northeastern United States - TGN 4011496 (general region): The term typically refers to New England and the northern Atlantic seaboard, including Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey.

  • plate Dimensions: 270 x 173 mm (10.6 x 6.8 in.)

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