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"The Woolworth Building, New York City" / postcard

Related Work: depicts Woolworth Building, designed by Cass Gilbert (American architect, 1859-1934), built 1911-1913.

 

Work_Description: Originally published by Irving Underhill, N.Y. Republished by Manhattan Post Card Co., New York, N.Y. "C[urt] T[eich] American Art Colored."

Inscription Display: Caption on front of card. The reverse also includes the following additional information: "The Woolworth Building, New York City. Occupies a plot 152x197 feet at Broadway and Barclay Street. It is the tallest building in the world, rising to a height of 750 feet, 55 stories above the ground. The foundation consists of caissons 19 feet in diameter sunk to bedrock, 110 to 130 feet below the ground. Total cost is estimated at $15,000,000."

Culture: American

Date: 1913

Measurement Display: 137 mm (height) x 86 mm (width)

Classification: Graphic Design and Illustration

Work type: postcards

Location Notes: Collection of Philip Larson and Ursula A. Larson, Minneapolis

Rights: Work in the public domain

Image_Filename: 12091201

WorkID: 17918 [depicts work #1985]

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