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180 Allyn, Hartford, Connecticut
Artist:Drawn by Richard Welling , American, 1926 - 2009
Drawings; black ink on paper
Sheet (height x width): 16 5/8 x 14 1/8in. (42.2 x 35.9cm) and smaller
Credit Line: Gift of the Richard Welling Family
Description: Five drawings of 180 Allyn in downtown Hartford, Connecticut. The modern skyscraper is depicted from the same angle in all five drawings, with what is presumably its inset front entrance at the bottom right. Three of the drawings are detailed and two are not.
Inscription: 2012.284.5017, top right, handwritten in black ink: "TOP 1 SQUARE WITH / ROUND ELEMENTS / 4 TRIANGLES + / 4 LONG RECTANGLES" Left side, handwritten in black ink: "HORIZON / 400'" Vertically within the image area, handwritten in black ink: "[left-pointing arrow] 1 1/2 [horizontal line, right-pointing arrow][left-pointing arrow] 1/2 [horizontal line, right-pointing arrow]" Bottom left, handwritten in black ink: "7/24/ + 7pm / #2-CLOSE" ["CLOSE" underlined] 2012.284.5018, left and right edges, handwritten in black ink: "HOR." Bottom right, handwritten in black ink: "7-29-87 PM" ["PM" underlined] 2012.284.5021, bottom left, handwritten in black ink: "#1"
Object Number: 2012.284.5017-.5021
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