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Identification and Creation

Object Number
P1970.4198
People
Ben Shahn, American (Kovno (now Kaunas), Lithuania 1898 - 1969 New York, NY)
Title
Untitled (Blackwell's Island Penitentiary, Welfare Island, New York City)
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph, negative
Date
May 1934-June 1934
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, New York State, New York City
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/190561

Physical Descriptions

Technique
Negative, gelatin silver (35mm film)
Dimensions
sight: 2.4 x 3.6 cm (15/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Acquisition and Rights

Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Bernarda Bryson Shahn
Copyright
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Object Number
P1970.4198
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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