43 UMMA Objects
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View of the Walter Scott monument in Edinburgh, Scotland.
The Scott Monument
1880 – 1900
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond
1979/2.112
A black and white photograph of a warehouse in Brooklyn. A sign painted on the building advertises coffee, while a man sits outside reading a newspaper.
Berenice Abbott (American (North American))
Warehouse, Water and Dock Streets, Brooklyn
1935 – 1939
Gift of Maxine and Lawrence K. Snider
2011/2.4
Photograph of the columns in the interior of a mosque.
Intérieur de la mosquée Amrou
1875 – 1900
Transfer from the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
1980/1.201
Photograph of an ancient amphitheatre, viewed from above.
European
Inside the Amphitheatre, Nismes
1850 – 1870
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. W. Howard Bond
1980/2.223
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
2014/2.104
Oblique view of a warehouse building with open shutters.
Berenice Abbott (American (North American))
Warehouse, Water and Dock Streets, Brooklyn
1936
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1971/2.137
Photograph of the interior of a bar with a mirror and staircase behind.
Eugène Atget (French (culture or style))
Bar de Cabaret
1910 – 1974
Museum Purchase
1974/1.115
Shack belonging to a group of ragpickers.
Eugène Atget (French (culture or style))
Ragpickers' Hut
1912 – 1974
Museum Purchase
1974/1.118
A headless mannequin wearing a white shirt and pants.
Eugène Atget (French (culture or style))
Mannequin
1927 – 1974
Museum Purchase
1974/1.119
View of a park with a large tree in the foreground.
Eugène Atget (French (culture or style))
Environs of Paris
1922 – 1974
Museum Purchase
1974/1.123

Peter Hutchinson (British (modern))
Parícutin Volcano Project
1970
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
2008/2.233
A woman in a doorway and a soldier leaning on the exterior wall next to her.
Eugène Atget (French (culture or style))
Maison Close
1921 – 1974
Museum Purchase
1974/1.114
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