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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/The Asphalt Paver: New York/1892/1893, printed 1913,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, (accessed April 18, 2024).

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Key Set Entry

Related Key Set Photographs

  • Alfred Stieglitz
    The Asphalt Paver
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    same negative
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    1892/1893, printed 1929/1934
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    The Street Paver
    1893, printed 1929/1934
    gelatin silver print
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Stieglitz Collections

A corresponding print was given to the following institution(s) by Alfred Stieglitz during his lifetime, or was received or acquired from the estate:

George Eastman Museum, Rochester, 83:0660:0033 [lantern slide] (inscribed: 20. An Impression)

Other Collections

A print corresponding with this photograph can also be found in the following collection(s):

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 331.1987

Location unknown [carbon]

Lifetime Exhibitions

A print from the same negative—perhaps a photograph from the Gallery’s collection—appeared in the following exhibition(s) during Alfred Stieglitz’s lifetime:

1897, London, R.P.S. (no. 440, as An Impression, lantern slide)
1903, Cleveland (no. 5, as Asphalt Paver)
1924, New York (no. 57, as The Asphalt Paver, 1892)
1932, New York (no. 33, as Asphalt Paver, 1895)

Lifetime Publications

A reproduction of this work appeared in the following publication(s) during Alfred Stieglitz’s lifetime:

Camera Work 41 (January 1913), pl. 3 (ill., The Asphalt Paver: New York, 1892)


Image courtesy of the Philadelphia Museum of Art


Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Associated Names

O'Keeffe, Georgia


Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 1, cat. 74.

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