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Chaim Gross working on his sculpture Alaska snow-shoe mail carrier, 1937

Jacobs, Lewis, photographer

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Title: Chaim Gross working on his sculpture Alaska snow-shoe mail carrier

Date: 1937

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.

Description: Date and title of sculpture based on typewritten label on verso of photograph.

Label reads: [Handwritten] Chaim Gross working on [Typewritten] 'Alaska snow-shoe mail carrier'; cast in aluminum unique; 1937, 54" high; in the permanent collection of New Post Office, Washington D.C.

Additional handwritten note reads: won $3000.00 prize for this work.

Photographer's name stamped on verso as: M. Lewis Jacobs.

Creator: Jacobs, Lewis, photographer

Forms part of: Chaim Gross papers, 1920-2004

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Lewis Jacobs. Chaim Gross working on his sculpture Alaska snow-shoe mail carrier, 1937. Chaim Gross papers, 1920-2004. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 11038