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North View from Wall Street
  • Nicholas Nixon
    born 1947
    born: Detroit, Michigan, United States
  • North View from Wall Street, 1975
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 19.3 x 24.3 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 5/8 x 9 9/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0042

Black-and-white, city scape (identified as New York City) after dark. There are skyscrapers covered with lit windows throughout the image, and a high horizon line. The buildings that are far in the background are covered with fog. Part of a river is visible in the top left quadrant of the image.