Housing, Industrial: United States. New York. Long Island: Methods Of Cheap Construction Of Dwellings. Sectional Houses Of Concrete: The Sage Foundation Homes Company: Experiment In Cheap Construction Of Concrete Houses Undertaken In 1910 By Mr. Grosvenor Atterbury, Architect, Under An Appropriation Of The Russell Sage Foundation.  This Experiment Has Not Yet Been Made A Commercial Success.  For Details Of Construction See
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Unidentified Artist
Housing, Industrial: United States. New York. Long Island: Methods of Cheap Construction of Dwellings. Sectional Houses of Concrete: The Sage Foundation Homes Company: Experiment in cheap construction of concrete houses undertaken in 1910 by Mr. Grosvenor Atterbury, architect, under an appropriation of the Russell Sage Foundation. This experiment has not yet been made a commercial success. For details of construction see "Studies in Economic Construction" published in "Cement Age" of December, 1910, pp. 315-325.
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Social Museum Collection
Work Type
display board
c. 1911
Creation Place: North America, United States, New York, Long Island
Physical Descriptions
Gelatin silver print and printed label mounted to board
Gelatin silver print
image: 20.8 x 27.6 cm (8 3/16 x 10 7/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Social Museum Collection
Accession Year
Object Number
Modern and Contemporary Art
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Publication History

Deborah Martin Kao and Michelle Lamuniere, Instituting Reform, The Social Museum of Harvard University 1903-1931, Harvard Art Museums and Yale University Press (Cambridge, MA and New Haven, CT, 2012), p. 176, fig. 4.18

Subjects and Contexts

The Social Museum Collection

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