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Gateway, Hidalgo
  • Paul Strand
    1890–1976
    born: New York, New York, United States ; died: Orgeval, France
  • Gateway, Hidalgo, 1940
  • Mexican Portfolio
  • Where object was made: United States
  • photogravure
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 40 x 31.4 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 15 3/4 x 12 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase, © Aperture Foundation Inc., Paul Strand Archive
  • Not on display
  • 1973.0227.20
Description
Literature

Black-and-white image of a large, stone archway. The image is from a low vantage point, looking toward the image diagonally. The archway is covered with dark shadows, and There is a stair step design around the top of the arch. Part of a building is visible through the inside of the archway and there is a low horizon line and clouds covering the sky.