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Creator:
Print made by Sir Muirhead Bone, 1876–1953, British
Title:

A Manhattan Excavation

Additional Title(s):

Manhattan Excavation

Date:
1923
Medium:
Drypoint on medium, slightly textured, beige Asian paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 3/16 x 11 1/8 inches (38.5 x 28.2 cm) and Plate: 12 5/16 x 10 1/8 inches (31.3 x 25.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "MB (underlined)"; upper right: "MB (underlined)"; lower left: "MB & G · H · B | I - 2 thus"; lower center: "printed in New York"; lower right: "Manhattan Excavation | 5856"

Signed and dated in graphite, lower right: "Muirhead Bone | printed in New York 1923"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B1984.25
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | automobiles | beams (structural elements) | building site | buildings | carts | cityscape | construction | construction workers | equipment | excavation | figures | genre subject | industry | intersection | labor | ladders | men | roads | ropes | streets | tools | unfinished | wagons | walking | workers | working
Associated Places:
Kings | Manhattan | New York | North America | United States
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:20892
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