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World Trade Center Construction Site, North Tower with 103 Floors and South Tower with 55 Floors

Object Number: 
2012.26.44
Date: 
1970
Medium: 
Black and colored porous-tip pens on four sheets of ivory paper, taped together
Dimensions: 
Sheet: 21 3/8 x 26 5/8 in. (54.3 x 67.6 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower center in black porous-tip pen: "WORLD TRADE CENTER / CONSTRUCTION 11:15AM OCTOBER 28, 1970 / NORTH TOWER 103 FLOORS, SOUTH TOWER / 55 FLOORS"; at lower right: "TOWER 'A' / PERIMITER[sic] STEEL - 103 STORIES / CONCRETE - 86 STORIES / GLASS - 55 STORIES / ELEVATOR - 90 STORIES / TOWER 'B' / PERIMITER STEEL - 55 STORIES (HALF WAY) / CONCRETE - 41 STORIES / ELEVATORS - 45 STORIES"; verso: blind stamp in gray ink at lower right: "The Estate of RICHARD WELLING"
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Richard Welling Family
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group