Gelatin silver print
Image: 32 x 23.8 cm (12 5/8 x 9 3/8 in.); Matted: 50.8 x 40.6 cm (20 x 16 in.)
John L. Severance Fund 1988.187
Cleveland’s industrial might in the 1920s is captured here in gauzy, impressionist strokes. Fitz transforms the grime and smoke of the canal at work into a subtle tapestry of reflections and shadows. He would eventually abandon this type of pictorial photography for the more precise sensibility required for advertising photography, ultimately becoming a national leader in that field.
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