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dc.coverage.spatialSite: AT&T Building (New York, New York, United States)en_US
dc.coverage.temporal1915 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorLongman, Evelyn Beatriceen_US
dc.date1915en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-04-29T18:12:20Z
dc.date.available2013-04-29T18:12:20Z
dc.date.issued1915en_US
dc.identifier212964en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 712en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/120369
dc.descriptionShowing the Interior lobby installation of the statue in Johnson's AT&T building (now moved); Evelyn Beatrice Longman (1874-1954) was the first woman sculptor to be elected a full member of the National Academy of Design in 1919. Longman's 1915 "Genius of Electricity," a gilded male nude, was commissioned by AT&T Corporation for the top of their corporate headquarters in downtown Manhattan. The figure was reproduced on Bell Telephone directories across the country from 1938 until the 1960s. The entrance of Philip Johnson's AT&T building is about 7 stories tall [of the total 37 stories] and was specifically designed to accommodate and house the spectacular, large gilded statue, "The Spirit of Communications," by Evelyn Longman Batchelder [now moved]. Source: Wikipedia; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page (accessed 1/1/2008)en_US
dc.format.mediumgilded bronzeen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectallegoricalen_US
dc.subjectengineering and industryen_US
dc.subjectmanufacturingen_US
dc.subjectBeaux-Artsen_US
dc.titleElectricity and The Spirit of Communicationen_US
dc.title.alternativeGenius of Telegraphyen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A1-JP-AT-B4en_US
vra.culturalContextAmericanen_US
vra.techniquecasting (process)en_US
vra.worktypesculpture (visual work)en_US
dc.contributor.displayEvelyn Beatrice Longman (American sculptor, 1874-1954)en_US


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