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G. Fox Elevator Crew
about 1945
Photography; gelatin silver print on paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 8 x 11 7/16in. (20.3 x 29.1cm) Sheet (height x width): 8 x 11 13/16in. (20.3 x 30cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Henry Board
Description: Group portrait of elevator operators for G. Fox & Co., Main Street, Hartford, standing in the interior of the store, in front of the elevators. Two sets of elevator doors, with metal doors and gate, marble walls, are in the background. Men's uniform consists of light colored pants, dark jacket, hat, black shoes. Women's uniform consists of matching dark skirt and jacket, light colored shirt with black man's necktie, black lace shoes and natural stockings.
Medium Note: Photograph appears to be a later copy of the original ca. 1945 photograph. (Finlay 6/29/2012) Subject Note: The tall man in the back row on the right has been identified as Carl or Carlette Lewis.
Inscription: On verso, lower left, in black ink, "Elevator crew at G. Fox & Co., Main St., Hartford, CT c. 1945"; lower right, in black ink, accession number "CD5"
Object Number: 1995.117.1
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