Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1970.3593
People
Ben Shahn, American (Kovno (now Kaunas), Lithuania 1898 - 1969 New York, NY)
Title
Untitled (Welfare Hospital, Welfare Island, New York City)
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1934-1935
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, New York State, New York City
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/303200
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
image: 15.1 x 22.7 cm (5 15/16 x 8 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, upper left to upper center, graphite, in artist's hand: PT E/Welfare Hospital
  • inscription: verso, upper left, graphite: NY Depression
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite, in artist's hand: E3
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Bernarda Bryson Shahn
Copyright
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Object Number
P1970.3593
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Ben Shahn: A Retrospective, 1898-1969, Jewish Museum, New York, 10/12/1976 - 01/02/1977; University of Georgia, Athens, 01/27/1977 - 03/17/1977; Spertus Museum, Chicago, 04/11/1977 - 05/23/1977; University of Texas at Austin Art Museum, Austin, 06/23/1977 - 08/11/1977; Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, 09/05/1977 - 10/24/1977; Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, 11/17/1977 - 01/15/1978

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