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Variant of Pouring molten steel into ingot molds
  • Andreas Feininger
    born: Paris, France ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • Variant of Pouring molten steel into ingot molds, circa 1945–1955
  • Industrial America, 1940-1960
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 34 x 27 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 3/8 x 10 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 34.5 x 27.8 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 9/16 x 10 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of the Estate of Wysse Feininger
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0362

A single worker in a hard hat and leather apron stands neat the lower left corner of the image, beneath an enormous piece of machinery. He oversees a very large crucible, to his right, as it pours molten steel into gargantuan molds.