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Central City
  • Hampton F. Shirer
    1894–1977
    died: Topeka, Kansas, United States
  • Central City, 1949
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 25.1 x 33 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 7/8 x 13 in
  • Gift of Hampton F. Shirer
  • Not on display
  • 1972.0290
Description
Literature

Black-and-white image of a city scape from a high vantage point. There are streets and clusters of low buildings throughout the image. There are dark mountains in the background and a high horizon line. The sky is filled with thick, dark clouds. There is a white border around the image and inscriptions in the bottom left and right corners of the border.