Rockefeller Center Parking Space
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2007.169
People
Berenice Abbott, American (Springfield, Ohio 1898 - 1991 Abbott Village, Maine)
Title
Rockefeller Center Parking Space
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Changing New York
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
June 29, 1938
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, New York, New York City
Culture
American
Location
Level 1, Room 1320, Modern and Contemporary Art, Social Realism
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Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
image: 18.8 x 24.8 cm (7 3/8 x 9 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • stamp: verso, center, stamps in black in: FEDERAL ART PROJECT "Changing New York" PHOTOGRAPHS BY BERENICE ABBOTT [and] DUPLICATE
  • inscription: Verso, center, in black ink and graphite: Title: Rockefeller Center Parking Space, Place: 40 West 49th Street, Manhattan, Angle of view: From Museum of Modern Art, 15th floor, 14 West 49th Street, Date: June 29, 1938, Neg.# L-16 Code: II.A.2.d
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of the Charina Foundation
Copyright
© Berenice Abbott/Commerce Graphics
Accession Year
2007
Object Number
2007.169
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
Exhibition History

32Q: 1320 Social Realism, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 04/13/2016 - 10/05/2016

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Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted