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[May Day Parade, Union Square Area, New York City]

Artist:
Ben Shahn (American (born Lithuania), Kaunas 1898–1969 New York)
Date:
1935 May 1
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
17.7 x 24.0 cm (7 x 9 7/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Ford Motor Company Collection, Gift of Ford Motor Company and John C. Waddell, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.1100.279
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil on print, verso, UL [covered by hinge]: " c 39"
Mrs. Shahn to Prakapas on consignment; [Prakapas Gallery to Waddell, February 23, 1980]; John C. Waddell

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Street," March 5, 2013–May 27, 2013.

According to JCW, possibly the only existing print, if also not in the collection of the Fogg Art Museum. Captioned "Fourteenth Street, New York City, early 1930s" in The New Vision catalog, p. 56. Date per DSE conversation with Deborah Martin Kao, Curator, Fogg Art Museum, which possesses the negative for this image.
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