Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Automat, 977 Eighth Avenue, Manhattan

Artist:
Berenice Abbott (American, Springfield, Ohio 1898–1991 Monson, Maine)
Date:
1936
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 19.4 x 24.6 cm (7 5/8 x 9 11/16 in.) Sheet: 22 x 25.3 cm (8 11/16 x 9 15/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of Joyce F. Menschel, 2011
Accession Number:
2011.553.1
Rights and Reproduction:
© Berenice Abbott / Commerce Graphics Ltd. Inc.
Not on view
Inscription: Numbered in negative TLC and TR [sideways]: "69"; printed in negative TR [sideways]: "AGFA SAFETY FILM"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso TRC: "BA28"; stamped in black ink on print, verso TC: "FEDERAL ART PROJECT // "Changing New York" // PHOTOGRAPHS BY BERENICE ABBOTT" [text inside a rectangular outline]; stamped in black ink on print, verso CL: "DUPLICATE"; signed in pencil on print, verso C: "Berenice Abbott"; stamped in black ink on print with details inscribed in pencil, verso BC: "Title: Automat // Place: 977 Eighth Avenue, Manhattan // Angle of View: [blank] // Date: February 10, 1936 // Neg. # 69 // Code: II.C.I"
[...]; [Jill Quasha, New York, sold October 30, 1985]; Joyce F. Menschel

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