Gelatin silver print
Image: 23.7 x 17.3 cm (9 5/16 x 6 13/16 in.)
John L. Severance Fund 2007.20
© Berenice Abbott/Getty Images
Abbot was commissioned to photograph the construction of Manhattan’s George Washington Bridge for an article in Architectural Record. She drew attention to the industrial structure’s abstract, aesthetic qualities and its height through her choice of camera angle.
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