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Title
El track
Names
Cuming, Beatrice, 1903-1974 (Artist)
Public Works of Art Project (U.S.) (Sponsor)
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

New York City -- Elevated railroads

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1934
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC NEW YC-Elev
Topics
Elevated railroads -- New York (State) -- New York
Buildings -- New York (State) -- New York
Railroad tracks -- New York (State) -- New York
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Manhattan Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
DUMBO Historic District (New York, N.Y.)
Genres
Cityscape prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: "Artist: Beatrice Cuming" "Executed for the Public Works of Art Project, 1934."--written on border.
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: 40 x 30 cm (15 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.)
Description
Elevated railroad tracks winding through a densely built neighborhood with buildings and structures suggesting Brooklyn, New York. Manhattan Bridge, billowing smokestack, Clocktower Building and the Sweeney Manufacturing Co building in near background. Empire State Building, Chrysler Building and other Manhattan highrises in background. "Sweeney Mfg Co" "Peter's Tavern" "Garage"--signs in image.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17095064
Barcode: 33333159154661
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f0a59d00-c55c-012f-49ca-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1903: Creator Born
  • 1934: Created
  • 1974: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "El track" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1934. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cd4a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "El track" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 24, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cd4a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1934). El track Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cd4a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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El track