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Workmen putting in concrete floor

Alfred Eisenstaedt, American (born Germany), (December 6, 1898–August 23, 1995)

Creation date: 1941
Creation place: United States

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Type: Photographic prints
Medium and Support: Gelatin silver print
Credit Line: Gift of Ken and Jacki Widder
Accession Number: 2007.220
Dimensions: 9 3/8 in. x 7 3/4 in. (23.81 cm x 19.69 cm)


Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth J. Widder, Rancho Sata Fe, California ( - December 7, 2007)

San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California (December 7, 2007 - )

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Alfred Eisenstaedt: Life and Legacy 2019

In order to reduce the consumption of
materials critical for war efforts, the architect Wallace Neff experimented with low-cost, quickly assembled hemispherical “bubble houses.” After the foundation was set, concrete was sprayed over a large balloon to form a dome.

Last Updated: 3/13/2019


This object was included in the following exhibitions:

Alfred Eisenstaedt: Life and Legacy San Diego Museum of Art , 4/12/2019 - 7/14/2019

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