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Photograph, The Dewey Arch, Fifth Avenue and 23rd Street, after 1899

This is a Photograph. It is dated after 1899 and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is black ink printed on white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Its dimensions are

21.2 x 15.9 cm (8 3/8 x 6 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower center of photograph: [copyright] H.L. Wittemann. Printed in black ink, lower margin left: 5th AVENUE AND 23rd STREET 1899/5th AVENUE HOTEL; lower margin center: DEWEY ARCH SPANISH AMERICAN WAR/WELCOMING RETURN OF ADMIRAL DEWEY; lower margin right: PHOTO BY A. WITTEMANN.

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Photograph, The Dewey Arch, Fifth Avenue and 23rd Street, after 1899; USA; black ink printed on white paper; 21.2 x 15.9 cm (8 3/8 x 6 1/4 in.); 1957-87-1

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