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Barnum Museum, Bridgeport
after 1972
Photographer:Photographed by Richard Welling , American, 1926 - 2009
Photography; color Polaroid instant print on paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 3 1/8 x 3in. (7.9 x 7.6cm) Sheet (height x width): 4 1/8 x 3 1/2in. (10.5 x 8.9cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the Richard Welling Family
Description: Polaroid photograph of the Barnum Museum in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The Byzantine Revival and Romanesque Revival building was photographed from across the street, and can be seen in its entirety. Its original name, Barnum Institute of Science and History," appears on the building's rounded corner.
Date Note: The Polaroid SX-70, which is the camera Welling used, was manufactured from 1972-1981.
Object Number: 2012.284.635
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