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1919

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1957

  • We acquired this object.

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Photograph, The World War I Arch, after 1919

This is a Photograph. It is dated after 1919 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

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

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower margin left: 5th AVENUE AND 23rd STREET 1919/5th AVENUE BUILDING; lower margin center: ARCH OF VICTORY AND COURT OF HEROIC DEAD/THE RETURN OF THE SOLDIERS OF WORLD WAR; lower margin right: PHOTO BY A. WITTEMANN/ [copyright]1939 H.L. WITTEMAN.

Cite this object as

Photograph, The World War I Arch, after 1919; USA; black ink printed on white paper; 15.9 x 21.2 cm (6 1/4 x 8 3/8 in.); 1957-87-2

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