Light Effect: Pennsylvania Railroad Station

PhotographerChas. A. Hellmuth

MediumGelatin Silver


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Architecture, Buildings, Cityscape, Commerce, Contests, Documentary, Interiors, People, Roadways, Transportation


Image Dimensions: 18.6 x 24.1 cm
Support Dimensions: Detail: 21.5 x 26.0 cm | 32.8 x 38.0 cm

In July, 1924, cabdrivers stand outside their cabs waiting for fares at the old Pennsylvania Railroad Station (Penn Station) in New York City.


print details recto: black ink stamp in script, lower right corner of primary mount: Hellmuth
-titled in graphite on secondary mount, presumably in artists hand:


Light Effect Penn. RR. Station
Chas. A. Hellmuth

print details verso: black ink stamp:

Chas. A. Hellmuth
338 W. 22nd St.,
New York

-pasted white label (12.7 x 7.5 cm) for:

Prize Photo Contest

Class:  C
Name: Chas. A. Hellmuth.
Address: 338 W. 22nd St.
New York City.
Title: Light Effect Penn. RR. Station.
Date Taken: July
Where Taken: N.Y. City.
Camera Used: Ensign Reflex.
Make of Lens: Dallmeyer 6 in.
Make of Film: Eastman Film Pack.
Make of Plate: —
Exposure: 1/25  Stop: 5.6
Paper and Printing Process: P.M.C. #8
Filter Used: —

State Specifically What Part of the Work was done by the Entrant.:  All work by Chas. A. Hellmuth. (Signature.)
Contest Closes October 31, 1924.
Form B


-number 4 in graphite (4rth place?) appears in upper right corner of label
-79 in thick graphite appears in upper left corner of mount

Light Effect: Pennsylvania Railroad Station