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Guide to the Photographer File
circa 1882-2017, undated
 PR 50

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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Collection processed by Jennifer Lewis, Marybeth Kavanagh, and others

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on June 08, 2021
Finding aid is written in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Container List

Price, Clayton

Container 1     Title Date
Box: 9 9 color inkjet prints of 21st century subway tunnel construction: "7 Line Tunnel inspection," "2nd Avenue Tunnel," "Workers Travel UnderGrand Central Station," "2nd Avenue Tunnel Area," "Boring Machine," "7 Line 11th Avenue Station Construction," "7 Line Extension," "Under Grand Central Metro North Station," "MTA Tunnel Drilling Rig"
[2007-2016]
Box: 5 7 color and black-and-white inkjet prints of Gowanus Canal, Brooklyn, New York [1 folder]

Scope and Contents

Titles taken from print versos. [Bracketed] descriptions drawn from photographer's notes of March 13, 2019.

1. "First Photograph at Gowanus Canal - from Union Street Bridge," 1973. [View looking north from Union Street Bridge, with T. E. Conklin Brass & Copper painted sign at right.]

2. "Gowanus Canal - Union Street Bridge," 2014. [Same view as #1, but with construction improvements. Conklin sign and "junk writing" on the building.]

3. "Gowanus Overview," 2013. [Taken from roof of building at 3rd Street and 3rd Avenue; view includes industrial sites, F train overpass, and Statue of Liberty.]

4. "Gowanus Asphalt Plant," 2013.

5. "Gowanus Canal - Sewer Overflow Pipes," 2013.

6. "HOMELESS," 2016. [Taken during the demolition of 18 coal silos from the early 19th century.]

7. "Gowanus Barge Parking," 2011.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

All photographs except #5 and #6 were purchased from Clayton Price, 2019; #5 and 6 (Gowanus canal sewer overflow pipes and Homeless) were concurrent gifts from Price. (Accession no. PPAC.2019.022)

1973-2016

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