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Action Halted as Crossbrackets are Added to the Bottom of the Four Towers
1972
Artist:Drawn by Richard Welling , American, 1926 - 2009
Drawing; black ink on paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 13 5/8 x 21 3/8in. (34.6 x 54.3cm) Sheet (height x width): 13 5/8 x 21 3/8in. (34.6 x 54.3cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the Richard Welling Family
Description: Drawing of the construction of the Civic Center in downtown Hartford, Connecticut, with a lattice-like network of beams surrounding four towers. Construction workers, materials, and trucks are visible at the site. Hartford buildings are in the background.
Subject Note: The Hartford Civic Center was under construction from 1972 to 1975. (Finlay 2/28/2014)
Inscription: Recto, bottom right, handwritten in black ink: "11:30 JULY 20, 1972 / ACTION HALTED AS CROSSBRACES / ARE ADDED TO THE BOTTOM OF / THE FOUR TOWERS" Bottom right, handwritten in black ink: Asterisk
Object Number: 2012.284.5039
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