Akeley Motion Picture Camera, New York
From the portfolio On My Doorstep 1914-1973

Paul Strand, American, 1890 - 1976. Printed by Richard Benson, American, born 1943. Published by Michael E. Hoffmanas Agent for Paul Strand.

Photograph taken in New York, New York, United States, North and Central America

1923 (negative); 1976 (print)

Gelatin silver print

Image: 7 5/8 x 9 5/8 inches (19.4 x 24.4 cm) Sheet: 8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm)

© Paul Strand Archive/Aperture Foundation

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

Object Location:

Currently not on view

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Credit Line:
The Paul Strand Collection, gift of Hazel Strand and the Estate of Paul Strand, 1977

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Strand met the photographer Richard Benson in 1972, and under his supervision, entrusted Benson with the printing of his images for a series of portfolios. Benson’s fidelity to Strand’s own printing methods is readily apparent. But so too is Benson’s own aesthetic: here, he chose to soften some of Strand’s otherwise stark black tones and heighten the texture of the camera body.