Under the El Tracks at the Battery
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Under the El Tracks at the Battery1932
356 x 457 mm (14 x 18 in.)
Berenice Abbott, American, (1898–1991)
Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Gelatin silver print
Edition: Photographed in 1932 or 1936; printed by the artist in 1974 for Russell D'Oench.
Marks: Signed in pencil on mount, lower right: “Berenice Abbott”; stamped on verso of mount board, lower center: “Photograph/Berenice Abbott/Abbott Maine 04406”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Purchased by the donor from Witkin Gallery
Bibliography: Berenice Abbott: Photographs (New York: Horizon press, 1970), p. 101; not in Bonnnie Yochelson, Berenice Abbott: Changing New York (New York: Museum of the City of New York and The New Press, 1997), although there are similar photographs of other views of the El. Artnet sales records consulted in March 2007 listed prints of this image with some dated 1932 and others dated 1936.
Credit Line: Gift of Russell G. D’Oench, Jr., 1991
Accession Number: 1991.30.1
Keywords Click a term to view the records with the same keywordThis object has the following keywords:
- New York City - TGN 7007567 (“New York” preferred, “New York City” display; retained “City” for clarity)
- 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.
- twins - From TGM: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/tgm/item/tgm011161
Location Latitude: American, Longitude: D'Oench
- sheet Dimensions: 356 x 457 mm (14 x 18 in.)
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