Drawing, The Final Mass Carried Out in Steel
This is a drawing. It was created by Hugh Ferriss. It is dated ca. 1924 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is lithographic crayon stumped and varnished, over photostat mounted on illustration board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
It is credited
Gift of Jean Ferriss Leich.
Its dimensions are
80 x 59.2 cm (31 1/2 x 23 5/16 in.)
It is inscribed
Verso: Inscribed in black crayon at center: Title: "Design" / Exhibitor: Hugh Ferriss / 101 Park Av / N.Y.C.; in graphite at center: recover mat. On card pasted to verso: "design by Hugh Ferriss in which the Maximum Mass permitted by / the New York Zoning Law on a full city block is carried out with a vertical emphasis. / Metropolis of Tomorrow p. 105 -" Steel / This drawing is the proper [-ty of] Hugh Ferriss, 101 (Park) Av., New York.
Cite this object as
Drawing, The Final Mass Carried Out in Steel; Hugh Ferriss (American, 1889–1962); USA; lithographic crayon stumped and varnished, over photostat mounted on illustration board; 80 x 59.2 cm (31 1/2 x 23 5/16 in.); Gift of Jean Ferriss Leich; 1980-39-2