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Pittsburgh Steel Mill

about 1955
W. Eugene Smith (American, 1918–1978)


Sheet: 12.5 x 25.3 cm (4 15/16 x 9 15/16 in.) Mount: 50.9 x 40.7 cm (20 1/16 x 16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Photography




Verso: Printed in red ink, u.r.: Set Two. Printed in black ink, top ctr: Personal exhibition print / returnable on demand. In pencil, ctr, below above: E-10 / R-359 / 10. Printed in black ink, ctr, below above: Copyright and credit notice: This photograph may / not be copied, published, or exhibited without / written consent and agreement to the terms of, / © Eugene Smith. / 134 Old Post Road North / Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y. / Croton 1-4890. In pencil, ctr, below above: 8. Printed in black ink, in a circle: This authenticated photograph was in the private collection of Eugene Smith at the time of his death - October 15, 1978 / Photograph by W. Eugene Smith.


Lee Gallery, Winchester, MA; from whom purchased by MFA, March 2000.

Credit Line

Ellen Kelleran Gardner Fund


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