New York Breadline

 
New York Breadline
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  • Title :     New York Breadline
  • Artist:     Clare Veronica Hope Leighton Artist
  • Accession:     83.4.39
  • Country:     Great Britain London
  • Date:     circa 1932, design date circa 1980, print date
  • Dimensions:     Inches 15-1/2 10-1/4 Dimensions, unframed Inches 21 17 1-3/4 Dimensions, framed, Centimeters 39.4 26.0 Dimensions, unframed Centimeters 53.3 43.2 4.4 Dimensions, framed
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
  • Subject:     Great Depression , Urbanism , Cityscape , Skyscraper
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     83.4.39.JPG
  • Tags:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Description:
In on paper wood engraving depicting an image of a Depression-era scene of destitute people in the foreground warming their hands over a fire while in the breadline set against a stark city in the background; edition #32/100.