Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
31.2008
People
Horace Bristol, American (Whittier, California 1908 - 1997 Ojai, California)
Title
Untitled (setting up exercises on converted aircraft carrier in African Convoy)
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1943
Places
Creation Place: Africa
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/323703
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
26.5 x 26.7 cm (10 7/16 x 10 1/2 in.)
sheet: 35.5 x 27.8 cm (14 x 10 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, top edge, in ink; in graphite: EDWARD STEICHEN'S TN. LITERATURE GROUP:PHOTOGRAPHIC DIV. BUR. OF AERNAUTICS [underlined in blue grease pencil]; -143
  • stamp and inscription: verso, 1/3 way down from top, in green ink and scratched out in graphite: NB 14216
  • inscription: verso, center, in graphite: C [over] TR - 1546
  • inscription: verso, center, in red grease pencil: setting up exercises [underlined in blue grease pencil] [over] converted carrier [over] African [?] convoy
  • stamp: verso, b.l. in blue ink: OFF.NAVY PHOTO [rotated 180 degrees]
  • seal: verso, center, in blue ink: 13263 [rotated 90 degrees to the right]
  • inscription: verso, b.l., in graphite: 2007 [over] Horace Bristol [over] 1943 PF58823
  • inscription: verso, right edge, in graphite: 14317 - HBR [rotated 90 degrees]
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Anonymous loan
Copyright
© Horace Bristol Estate
Object Number
31.2008
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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