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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BRGA.97.171
People
William F. Karsten, American
Konrad Wachsmann, German (Frankfurt an der Oder, Germany 1901 - 1980 Los Angeles, Cal., USA)
Walter Gropius, German (Berlin, Germany 1883 - 1969 Boston, Mass., USA)
Title
"Packaged House" System, 1942-1952: Construction
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
c. 1943
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/177291
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
image: 18.3 x 22.8 cm (7 3/16 x 9 in.)
sheet: 19.5 x 23.6 cm (7 11/16 x 9 5/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • stamp: verso, c., black ink, English: Photo by/ William F. Karsten / 415 East 52nd Street / New York, N.Y. / Plaza 3-7874
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Walter Gropius
Object Number
BRGA.97.171
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Mark Wigley, Konrad Wachsmann's Television Post-architectural Transmissions, Sternberg Press (Berlin, 2020), p. 36, fig. 6, ill. (b/w)

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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