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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney with her sculpture for the Washington Heights World War I memorial, 1921 or 1922

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney with her sculpture for the Washington Heights World War I memorial, 1921 or 1922

Fairchild, Charlotte, 1876-1927, photographer

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Title: Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney with her sculpture for the Washington Heights World War I memorial

Date: 1921 or 1922

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : silver gelatin ; 32 x 26

Description: Signed by photographer in lower right corner.

Note on verso (handwritten): 1921-2, Washington Heights war mem.

Shows Whitney wearing a smock and holding sculpting tools in one hand, the other resting on the head of one of the soldiers in her sculpture.

Any citation of this collection must include the following title designated by the donor: Whitney Museum of American Art, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers. Gift of Flora Miller Irving.

Creator: Fairchild, Charlotte, 1876-1927, photographer

Forms part of: Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers, 1851-1975, bulk, 1888-1942

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation: Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney with her sculpture for the Washington Heights World War I memorial, 1921 or 1922 / Charlotte Fairchild, photographer. Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers, 1851-1975, bulk, 1888-1942. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 14266