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[Crystal Ball on Sill, West Cedar Street, Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts]

Artist:
Walker Evans (American, St. Louis, Missouri 1903–1975 New Haven, Connecticut)
Date:
1930–31
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
15.9 x 11.6 cm. (6 1/4 x 4 9/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of Lincoln Kirstein, 1950
Accession Number:
50.539.2
Rights and Reproduction:
© Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in an unknown hand on mount BL: "(31) // West Cedar Street, Beacon Hill, Boston"; inscribed in the hand of A. Hyatt Mayor on mount BR: "Gift of Lincoln Kirstein"; inscribed in an unknown hand on mount BR: "19a"
Lincoln Kirstein

Whitney Museum of American Art. "Photography Rediscovered: American Photographs, 1900-1930," September 19, 1979–November 25, 1979.

Art Institute of Chicago. "Photography Rediscovered: American Photographs, 1900-1930," December 22, 1979–February 4, 1980.

See 1981.1158.7 for another print of this image. See 1994.255.165 for negative from which this print was made.
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