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Identification and Creation
Object Number
P2005.36
People
Carl Mydans, American (Boston, Massachusetts 1907 - 2004 Larchmont, New York)
Title
Britain at War (London taxi driver knitting for war effort)
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1939
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/18861
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
image: 26.5 x 33.8 cm (10 7/16 x 13 5/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: verso, center in black ink: Carl Mydans
  • inscription: verso, center, ink, in artist's hand: #5397 [over] C1 [over] 1 [over] London taxi driver [over] Britain at War [over] 1939
  • stamp: verso, center, black ink: PHOTO BY [over] CARL MYDANS
  • inscription: verso, center, black ink, signed, in artist's hand: Carl Mydans
  • inscription: verso, b.r., graphite: 5397 [over] C1/1
  • inscription: verso, b.r., black ink, in artist's hand: illegible word beginning with a "P"
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of the Estate of Carl Mydans
Accession Year
2005
Object Number
P2005.36
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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