140 Water Street, New York

Berenice Abbott, American, 1898 - 1991


about 1936

Gelatin silver print

Sheet: 9 1/4 × 7 1/4 in. (23.5 × 18.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Jane and Raphael Bernstein



Place Imaged: New York, United States, North America

Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in graphite, lower right, below image; stamped, in red ink, on reverse: PHOTO / BERENICE ABBOTT / 1 67TH ST., N.Y.C. [last line crossed out in graphite]; signed, in graphite, on reverse, below stamp: BERENICE ABBOTT; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse: BA-2 / 140 Water St. / (Statue moved later / to 69 Pearl); numbered, in graphite, on reverse, upper left: 2 [circled]; numbered, in graphite, on reverse, lower left: BA / 5Z

Course History

ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014

ARTH 48.02, History of Photography, Katie Hornstein, Winter 2020

ARTH 48.02, History of Photography, Katie Hornstein, Winter 2020

Exhibition History

Berenice Abbott’s Changing New York, Israel Sack Gallery [American Works on Paper Wall], Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 16-November 10, 2013.


Zabriskie Gallery, New York, New York; Jane and Raphael Bernstein, Ridgewood, New Jersey, November 4th, 1991; lent to present collection, 2010; given to present collection, 2013.

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