Builders of Babylon

Samuel L. Margolies, American, 1879 - 1974



Etching and aquatint on wove paper


Plate: 14 5/16 × 11 1/16 in. (36.3 × 28.1 cm)

Sheet: 17 13/16 × 13 3/8 in. (45.3 × 34 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



Associated American Artists, New York


Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in graphite, lower right margin: S. L. Margolies

Course History

Anthropology 55.01, Anthropology of Global Health, Anne Sosin, Spring 2023

Exhibition History

Cultural Exchange, the Body, and Art and Technology, Art History 2, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 25-March 9, 2003.

Industrial America, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 9, 1981-January 1982.

Perception and Belief, Outreach Program, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October-November 1982.

Picturing New York: Images of the City, 1890-1955, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hamsphire, March 31-June 21, 1992.

Publication History

Barbara MacAdam, "Picturing New York: Images of the City,1890-1955", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1992, no.34, fig.4.


Associated American Artists, New York; sold to present collection, 1950.

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