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World Trade Center Construction Site, South Tower, December 1969

World Trade Center Construction Site, South Tower, December 1969
Title
World Trade Center Construction Site, South Tower, December 1969
Date 
1969
Medium 
Black porous-tip pen on two sheets of ivory paper, taped together, and mounted onto a larger sheet of heavy white paper featuring a print of the New York skyline with an 'X' drawn through it on the ve
Dimensions 
Sheet: 10 11/16 x 16 1/8 in. (27.1 x 41 cm)
Credit Line 
Gift of the Richard Welling Family
Object Number 
2012.26.33
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower right in black porous-tip pen: "WORLD TRADE / CENTER - / SOUTH TOWER / 12/29/69 / A:M"; verso inscribed along lower right edge vertically: "CBS BUILDING on 6th AVENUE"; above, vertically: "4:30 / 12/29/69[in red porous-tip pen]"; verso of mount: blind stamp in gray ink at lower right: "The Estate of RICHARD WELLING"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group