Hoover Dam Project: General View of Upper Portal Construction... by William Woollett

Hoover Dam Project: General View of Upper Portal Construction... by William Woollett

Hoover Dam Project: General View of Upper Portal Construction...

William Woollett

Title

Hoover Dam Project: General View of Upper Portal Construction...

 
Artist
Year
1932  
Technique
etching 
Image Size
7 7/8 x 10 13/16" platemark 
Signature
pencil, lower right 
Edition Size
4 of 75  
Annotations
label in lower left margin; editioned in pencil 
Reference
 
Paper
antique-white laid Hammer and Anvil 
State
published 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
16354 
Price
$225.00 
Description
Trained as an architect, Woollett documented the building of the Hoover Dam in a series of etchings and lithographs and a book. This etching has a label that reads: "September, 1932 - Genereal View of Upper Portal construction. Dam will span chasm directly behind basket rope shown here near centre (sic) of picture."