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Inscription: Inscribed and signed in pencil on print, verso, LR: "Brett Weston - // [illegible, crossed out] California 1927"
Felipe & Mona Teixidor, Mexico City; [Prakapas Gallery, Bronxville, New York]; John C. Waddell, New York (July 17, 1979)
Compare cat. no. 151, pl. 58 in Images of America, Precisionist Paintings and Modernist Photography (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1982); this untitled image representing water pipes seen from above is described in parentheses as "Pipes No. 5" and is also dated 1927; both it and the Met's image could represent the same site/objects seen from different vantage points.
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