Misty Day, Fifth AvenueArtist(s)Ralph SteinerArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Date1923, printed 1981Medium & Supportgelatin silver print on paperDimensions
4 15/16 in x 4 in (12.54 cm x 10.16 cm);19 ⅜ in x 14 ⅜ in (49.21 cm x 36.51 cm);4 15/16 in x 4 in (12.54 cm x 10.16 cm);19 ⅜ in x 14 ⅜ in (49.21 cm x 36.51 cm)Credit LineMuseum purchase made possible by a gift from Helmut SternSubject matter
This photograph depicts traffic on Fifth Avenue, New York in the early 1920s. The photograph is divided into two planes that cut diagonally across the frame. The bottom-left half of the image depicts cars and people in the street and on the sidewalk. The upper-right half of the image comprises two-city blocks of buildings, illustrating a variety of architectural styles. Physical Description
Bird's-eye view of Fifth Avenue on a misty day. This photograph is divided into diagonal geometric planes created by the buildings and street below, which are filled with pedestrians and vehicles. Primary Object ClassificationPhotographCollection AreaPhotographyRights
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