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Chaim Gross working on his sculpture Alaska snow-shoe mail carrier

view Chaim Gross working on his sculpture <em>Alaska snow-shoe mail carrier</em> digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Jacobs, Lewis
Subject:
Gross, Chaim
Great Depression
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington, D.C.
Date:
1937
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
Summary:
Date and title of sculpture based on typewritten label on verso of photograph.
Label reads: [Handwritten] Chaim Gross working on [Typewritten] 'Alaska snow-shoe mail carrier'; cast in aluminum unique; 1937, 54" high; in the permanent collection of New Post Office, Washington D.C.
Additional handwritten note reads: won $3000.00 prize for this work.
Photographer's name stamped on verso as: M. Lewis Jacobs.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Artists at or with their work
Federal aid to the arts
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11038
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Archives of American Art
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