43 UMMA Objects
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View of a hardware store display, with an assortment of tools and other objects in the window and displayed on the sidewalk in front of the store.
Berenice Abbott (American (North American))
Hardware Store
1935 – 1939
Gift of Maxine and Lawrence K. Snider
Photograph of a long procession of soldiers marching in a rural landscape.
André Kertész (American (North American))
Forced March to the Front between Lonié and Mitulen
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Edward M. Strauss
Photograph of a large stone carving occupies the center of the image. Above is rough-cut stone, indicating that the carving is part of a larger stone setting; below is a recess and darkness, indicating that the carving acts as a kind of decorative lintel above a cave entrance. The carving itself consists of eight square zones (or metopes) and within each is a decorative pattern of radial symmetry (circles) or vegetative imagery. The frieze is located above the entrance to the Apostles' Retreat, Valley of Hinnom in Jerusalem.
Auguste Salzmann (French (culture or style))
Details of the Entrance Frieze of the Apostles' Retreat, Valley of Hinnom, Jerusalem
1854 – 1856
Museum purchase made possible by the Director's Acquisition Committee, 2014
View down at 7th Avenue, looking north, from the 46-story Nelson Tower at 450 Seventh Avenue.
Berenice Abbott (American (North American))
Seventh Avenue Looking North from 35th Street, Manhattan
1935 – 1939
Gift of Ellen and William Kahn

Peter Hutchinson (British (modern))
Parícutin Volcano Project
The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the Nation Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services
Photograph of a young girl standing next to a baby in a swing that hangs from the upper frame of a doorway.
André Kertész (American (North American))
The Swing
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Edward M. Strauss
Photograph of a young woman climbing up a hill carrying two large buckets supported by a plank of wood.
André Kertész (American (North American))
Heavy Burden
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Edward M. Strauss
Display window of a butcher's shop.
Eugène Atget;Berenice Abbott (French (culture or style);American (North American))
Boucherie, Rue Christine
1923 – 1974
Museum Purchase
Photograph of façades of palazzos along the edge of a waterway.
Carlo Ponti (Italian (culture or style))
Palazzo Contarini Fasan
1860 – 1870
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. W. Howard Bond
Photograph of an ancient amphitheatre, viewed from above.
Inside the Amphitheatre, Nismes
1850 – 1870
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. W. Howard Bond
This photograph depicts a silhouette of three figures in a boat paddling across a body of water while the sun sets behind them.
André Kertész (American (North American))
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Edward M. Strauss
Photograph of the columns in the interior of a mosque.
Intérieur de la mosquée Amrou
1875 – 1900
Transfer from the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology