World Trade Center Construction Site, Truck Delivering a Crane

Object Number: 
2012.26.41
Date: 
1970
Medium: 
Black and colored porous-tip pens 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 on the verso
Dimensions: 
Sheet: 21 3/16 x 13 11/16 in. (53.8 x 34.8 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at middle left in blue porous-tip pen: "DRIVER OF THIS TRUCK / CAME OVER TO WATCH ME / DRAW, AND WHEN HE FOUND / OUT I WAS FROM HARTFORD / HE SAID HE HAD DRIVEN A HUGE CRANE TO HARTFORD / TO BE USED ON STEEL / ERECTION FOR A BANK ON / PEARL STREET - UNTIED / BANK! SMALL WORLD - I DREW THAT CRANE!"; below: VIEW OF ALUMINUM TRIM / APPLIED TO COLUMNS ON THE / NORTH FACE OF THE NORTH / TOWER"; at lower left: "4/8/70"
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Richard Welling Family
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group