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New York from the Empire State Building at Night

Lewis Wickes Hine

Photography

MEDIUM Gelatin silver photograph
DATES 1931
DIMENSIONS sheet: 14 x 19 1/2 in. image: 13 3/4 x 19 1/8 in.  (show scale)
MARKINGS Ink stamp on verso: "Lewis W. Hine/INTERPRETIVE PHOTOGRAPHY/Hastings-on-Hudson, New York"
SIGNATURE Signed in ink on verso: "Hine"
COLLECTIONS Photography
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 1991.220.1
CREDIT LINE Gift of Drs. Naomi and Walter Rosenblum
RIGHTS STATEMENT © artist or artist's estate
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CAPTION Lewis Wickes Hine (American, 1874-1940). New York from the Empire State Building at Night, 1931. Gelatin silver photograph, sheet: 14 x 19 1/2 in. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Drs. Naomi and Walter Rosenblum, 1991.220.1. © artist or artist's estate
IMAGE overall, 1991.220.1_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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New York from the Empire State Building at Night