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Hudson Street Boarding House, Detail, New York

Accession Number
1990/2.45

Title
Hudson Street Boarding House, Detail, New York

Artist(s)
Walker Evans

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1931

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
8 in x 10 in (20.32 cm x 25.4 cm);14 3/8 in x 19 3/8 in (36.51 cm x 49.21 cm);6 1/4 in x 8 1/16 in (15.8 cm x 20.5 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan Daily

Subject matter
This photograph of the Hudson Street Boarding House in New York shows the interior of a sparely adorned bedroom, furnished with a single bed and a chest of drawers. The bright flash illuminates the small space, reflecting off the uneven surfaces of the blank walls and ceiling.

Physical Description
View of a modest bedroom in a boarding house, furnished with a simple single bed and a chest of drawers.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
Architecture
bed
bedrooms
boardinghouses
curtains (window hangings)
double beds
interiors
modern and contemporary art
portfolios
window

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