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[464 Views of Chicago, Illinois and Its Environs, Commissioned by Fortune Magazine for "Chicago: A Camera Exploration", Published February 1947]

Artist:
Walker Evans (American, St. Louis, Missouri 1903–1975 New Haven, Connecticut)
Date:
1946
Medium:
Film negative
Dimensions:
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in.
Classification:
Negatives
Credit Line:
Walker Evans Archive, 1994
Accession Number:
1994.252.7.1–.464
Rights and Reproduction:
© Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Not on view
The burlesque theater presenting "What No Garters?" is the Joyland Theater located at 614 South State Street, corner of Harrison. Now demolished, the theater was built in 1909 as the "Chicago Theater."

See 1994.250.17 for original annotated proof sheets and negative envelopes relating to this project. See 1994.254.1486-1828 for group cataloging of 4x5" negatives made for this project. See 1994.254.1486, .1505, .1526, .1536, .1611., .1629, .1640, .1643, .1648, and .1660 for full cataloging of 4x5" negatives used for published images.
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