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Photograph - Hudson River Pier, New York
  • Hudson River Pier, New York
    Strand, Paul, born 1890 - died 1976
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Hudson River Pier, New York

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    USA (printed in either New York or Switzerland, published)
    New York (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1914 (photographed)
    1983 (printed and published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Strand, Paul, born 1890 - died 1976 (photographer)
    Goodman, Jon, born 1953 (printer)
    Silver Mountain Foundation for the Arts (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-pulled dust grain photogravure made by the Talbot-Klic photogravure process printed onto Lana Gravure paper

  • Museum number:

    E.1969-1990

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 998, box E

Physical description

A black and white photograph showing a man, wearing a broad brimmed hat, walking out of a corrugated-metal warehouse. Above the opening to the warehouse the corrugated metal is emblazoned 'NO SMOKING'.

Place of Origin

USA (printed in either New York or Switzerland, published)
New York (photographed)

Date

ca. 1914 (photographed)
1983 (printed and published)

Artist/maker

Strand, Paul, born 1890 - died 1976 (photographer)
Goodman, Jon, born 1953 (printer)
Silver Mountain Foundation for the Arts (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-pulled dust grain photogravure made by the Talbot-Klic photogravure process printed onto Lana Gravure paper

Dimensions

Height: 23.6 cm, Width: 31.1 cm

Descriptive line

Photograph by Paul Strand, 'Hudson River Pier, New York', from the portfolio 'Paul Strand the Formative Years, 1914-1917', a portfolio of ten hand-pulled dust grain photogravures printed by Jon Goodman, published by the Silver Mountain Foundation with an introduction by Ben Lifson, USA, 1983, photographed ca. 1914

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1990

Production Note

The film positives were made from enlarged internegatives made by Paul Strand between 1916 and 1917 from his original negatives of 1914-16. The plates were made by Jon Goodman and printed under his supervision at Atelier de Taille Douce, Saint-Preux, Switzerland and at the Photogravure workshop, Millerton, New York, on Lana Gravure paper from the Papeteries de Lana, Docelles, France.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Talbot-Klic

Subjects depicted

Warehouse; Man

Categories

Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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