"Yale Power Station, New Haven,  CT" by E. Kingman, Amer., (20th Century)

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"Yale Power Station, New Haven, CT" by E. Kingman, Amer., (20th Century)

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Lithograph, ca. 1930's-40's, Ed. unknown, 10-15/16 x 10-7/8, signed with a scratch signature in the stone, on smooth grayish cream wove paper. The artist received a BA degree from Yale University in New Haven in 1932, but the absence of a fully legible signature or other information on this image and it's companion piece have delayed a more definitive identification. With a hard edged modernist style featuring loose, confident architectural rendering and minimal detail, this and the Harkness Tower print both echo the machine age aesthetic of the time. This towering power station which I have not been able to conclusively "name" is likely associated with Yale University. Whatever it's location and use, the small cross atop the tower seen beyond the looming fortress-like structure suggests this building as a "Temple of Industry".