Image: 8.7 x 11 cm (3 7/16 x 4 5/16 in.); Paper: 8.7 x 11 cm (3 7/16 x 4 5/16 in.); Primary mount: 9.2 x 11.6 cm (3 5/8 x 4 9/16 in.); Secondary mount: 10.5 x 12.7 cm (4 1/8 x 5 in.)
Gift of Diann G. Mann and Thomas A. Mann 2019.29
This elevated train station on the Sixth Avenue Line was demolished in 1939, replaced by an underground line.
A successful photographer, Struss was also an inventor and entrepeneur. He developed and manufactured the Struss pictorial lens, which allowed focus to be varied from a soft atmospheric quality to sharp focus. It may not be coincidental that this foggy cityscape evokes a film noir mood. Moving to Hollywood after World War I, Struss became an innovative cinematographer and won the first Academy Award given for that profession.
The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email email@example.com.
To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.
Request a digital file from Image Services that is not available through CC0, a detail image, or any image with a color bar. If you have questions about requesting an image, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.