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[Smoke Stack]

Artist:
William Rittase (American, 1894–1968)
Date:
1920s–30s
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
25.4 x 20.5 cm (10 x 8 1/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Ford Motor Company Collection, Gift of Ford Motor Company and John C. Waddell, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.1100.201
Not on view
Inscription: Photographer's stamp on print, verso, UL to CL [in box]: "Photo by // [illegible, covered by paper label] // Pzn 1416 [overlapped by typed inscription] // Print No. x7402 [number in ink]"; typed paper label affixed to print, verso, UR [on top of photographer's stamp]: "PHOTO BY // WILLIAM M. RITTASE // [address crosed out]"; stamped on print, verso, UC to UR: "The purchase of this picture is for // one use only and not exclusive unless // specified by special agreement. // W.M. Rittase"; agency stamp on print, verso, CR [partly illegible] and CL: "From // Frederic Lewis // Photographs // New York City"
[Tom Jacobson to Waddell, May 4, 1981]; John C. Waddell

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Charles Sheeler's Contemporaries," June 3, 2003–August 17, 2003.

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