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Shanties on 69th Street
Date: 1879
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Medium: Graphite, black ink, and lead white pigment on Bristol card
Dimensions: Overall: 11 1/4 x 15 in. ( 28.6 x 38.1 cm ) mat: 14 1/4 x 19 1/4 in. ( 36.2 x 48.9 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Credit Line: Gift of Abraham Hatfield, Jr.
Object Number: 1930.71
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Marks: signature and date: lower right: "Lungren / '79" inscription: verso, stamped: "Scribner & Co./743 & Broadway/New York/(Third Floor)"
Inscribed: Signed and inscribed at lower right inside image in graphite: "Lungren / /79"; at middle right outside image: "Shanties on 69th St. / "Shanties[town crossed out]'"

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This drawing was probably intended to illustrate an article on "Shantytown" in Scribner's Magazine, October 1880, but was not used. A similar watercolor illustration of shanties at the corner of 11th (new West End) Avenue and 68th Street by Louis Oram (q.v.), March 1894, is in the Society's collection (1925.171).