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Guide to the Stella Snead Photograph Collection
1972-89, undated
 PR 185

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New York, NY 10024
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Collection processed by Andrea Walton

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on April 14, 2017
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Stella Snead Photograph Collection
Dates: 1972-89, undated
Abstract: Stella Snead was a British Surrealist painter and collage artist; later becoming a photographer noted for books on India. She documented the streets and neighborhoods of New York City where she lived for many years. The collection spans the period from 1972-89 and consists of 133 gelatin silver photographs divided into four areas of interest: Architectural Elements (66); Brooklyn Bridge (8); Central Park (10); Lincoln Center Towers Construction (48); Street Scenes (1).
Quantity: 0.4 Linear feet (1 box)
Material Specific Details note: The collection consists of 133 gelatin silver photographs stamped on the verso with the photographer's own stamp. In addition, Snead assigned her own ordering system to the photographs indicating the project abbreviation, roll film number, frame number, contrast filter number, and exposure times. Each print is inscribed with this information in varying degrees on the verso.
Call Phrase: PR 185