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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Excavating, New York/1911, printed 1929/1932,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, (accessed June 17, 2024).

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Key Set Entry

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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, 74:0052:0038

Other Collections

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

Location unknown (inscribed: Alfred Stieglitz / Excavating, New York / 1911 / To Edward Dahlberg)


by later hand, on mount, lower left verso, in graphite: 126 C


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. 354.

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