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Contrasting No. 331 East 39th Street with Chrysler Building and Daily News Building, Manhattan

Black-and-white photograph of two iconic skyscrapers in New York City, the Chrysler Building and the Daily News Building. The angles of the building intersect and light and shadow play off the windows of a building in the foreground.

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  • Black-and-white photograph of two iconic skyscrapers in New York City, the Chrysler Building and the Daily News Building. The angles of the building intersect and light and shadow play off the windows of a building in the foreground.

Date:

November 9, 1938

Artist:

Berenice Abbott
American, 1898–1991

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Photography

Artist

Berenice Abbott

Title

Contrasting No. 331 East 39th Street with Chrysler Building and Daily News Building, Manhattan

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1938

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Dimensions

24 × 18 cm (image/paper)

Credit Line

The Art Institute of Chicago, Works Progress Administration Allocation

Reference Number

1943.1384

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