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Maker(s):Lyon, Danny
Culture:American (1942 - )
Title:258 Washington Street at the northwest corner of Murray Street.. Built by James Bogardus in 1848, this was the first cast-iron building erected in New York, and was possibly the oldest cast-iron building in the world. Plans were made to preserve the cast-iron panels that made up the façade of the building. They were preserved, but eventually lost. from The Destruction of Lower Manhattan
Date Made:1967 negative; 2007 print
Materials:gelatin silver print
Place Made:United States; New York; New York
Measurements:sheet: 14 in x 10 7/8 in; 35.56 cm x 27.6225 cm; image: 9 7/8 in x 9 3/4 in; 25.0825 cm x 24.765 cm
Narrative Inscription:  signature, pencil verso: Danny Lyon; red stamp, circle with Printer Kelton [in pencil] / BLEAK BEAUTY / Picture Date 67 [in pencil] Print Date 07 [in pencil]
Accession Number:  SC 2012.84.16
Credit Line:Gift of Nicole Moretti Ungar, class of 1982, and Jon Ungar
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art

View of buildings on street corner, cars parked along side of street, man hole cover in middle of street in center foreground of image; urban; city scene

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