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Birmingham Steel Mill and Workers' Houses

Artist:
Walker Evans (American, St. Louis, Missouri 1903–1975 New Haven, Connecticut)
Date:
1936, printed 1971
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
18.8 x 23.5 cm. (7 3/8 x 9 1/4 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.555.2
Rights and Reproduction:
© Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Not on view
Inscription: Signed, dated, and inscribed beneath image on mount BL to BR: "VIII 7/100 1936-1971 Walker Evans"
Lunn Gallery

This photograph is plate VIII of the Double Elephant portfolio, produced by Evans and Lee Friedlander and published in 1970 by Ives-Sillman in an edition of 100. See 1972.737.3 for another print of this image.
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