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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney with her sculpture for the Washington Heights World War I memorial

view Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney with her sculpture for the Washington Heights World War I memorial digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Fairchild, Charlotte, 1876-1927
Subject:
Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt
World War, 1914-1918
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1921 or 1922
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : silver gelatin ; 32 x 26
Summary:
Signed by photographer in lower right corner.
Note on verso (handwritten): 1921-2, Washington Heights war mem.
Shows Whitney wearing a smock and holding sculpting tools in one hand, the other resting on the head of one of the soldiers in her sculpture.
Any citation of this collection must include the following title designated by the donor: Whitney Museum of American Art, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers. Gift of Flora Miller Irving.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Artists at or with their work
War memorials
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14266
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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers, 1851-1975, bulk, 1888-1942
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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