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Box 0117.01

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Contains 257 Results:

(three sheets of photocopied paper stapled together with typed information:

 File — Box: 0117.01, Folder: 26.01
Scope and Contents (three sheets of photocopied paper stapled together with typed information: 1st page - Photographs of foreign bridges purchased from The Museum of Modern Art – Swiss Bridges; 2nd page - Foot bridge near Wulflingen, Canton Zurich, Switzerland; Salgino Bridge, near Schiers, Canton Grisons, Switzerland; Scaffolding of the Salgina Bridge; Schwandbach Bridge; Schwandbach Bridge (close-up view); Van Tschiel Bridge, Canton Grisons, Switzerland; Chatelard Aqueduct, Canton Valais, Switzerland;...
Dates: 1900 - 1982

6 ¼” x 9” black and white glossy photograph pasted on 8 ½” x 11”

 File — Box: 0117.01, Folder: 26.02
Scope and Contents 6 ¼” x 9” black and white glossy photograph pasted on 8 ½” x 11” sheet of paper (WJE written in upper left corner), (typed caption) Footbridge near Wulflingen, Canton Zurich, Switzerland. 1933. Robert Maillart and W. Pfeiffer, engineers. Stiffened slabarch of 124-foot span. The subtle reverse curve of the footway makes this one of the most graceful of Mallart’s (i.e. Maillart) bridges. Arch and deck slabs fuse into one as they approach mid-stream, yet the total thickness of the crown is...
Dates: 1900 - 1982

7” x 8 ¼” black and white glossy photograph pasted on 8 ½” x 11”

 File — Box: 0117.01, Folder: 26.03
Scope and Contents

7” x 8 ¼” black and white glossy photograph pasted on 8 ½” x 11” sheet of paper (WJE written in lower right corner), (typed caption) Salgino Bridge, near Schiers, Canton Grisons, Switzerland. 1930. Robert Maillart, engineer. Three-hinged arch of 269-foot span. A Classic version of its structural type, the lean and flattened arch bridges the chasm in one smooth leap.

Dates: 1900 - 1982

5” x 7” black and white glossy photograph pasted on 8 ½” x 11”

 File — Box: 0117.01, Folder: 26.04
Scope and Contents

5” x 7” black and white glossy photograph pasted on 8 ½” x 11” sheet of paper (WJE written in lower right corner), (typed caption) The scaffolding of the Salgina Bridge. The daring lightness and notable elegance of the arch were presaged in its scaffolding, designed and executed by the Coray family of Chur, long famous in this highly specialized field.

Dates: 1900 - 1982

5” x 7 ¼” black and white glossy photograph pasted on 8 ½” x 11”

 File — Box: 0117.01, Folder: 26.05
Scope and Contents

5” x 7 ¼” black and white glossy photograph pasted on 8 ½” x 11” sheet of paper (WJE written on upper right corner), (typed caption) Schwandbach Bridge. The inner edge of the slab-arch follows the curve of the highway.

Dates: 1900 - 1982

6 ½” x 9” black and white glossy photograph pasted on 8 ½” x 11”

 File — Box: 0117.01, Folder: 26.06
Scope and Contents

6 ½” x 9” black and white glossy photograph pasted on 8 ½” x 11” sheet of paper (WJE written on lower right corner). (typed caption) Schwandbach Bridge (close-up view). The inner edge of the slab-arch follows the curve of the highway.

Dates: 1900 - 1982

4” x 5 ½” black and white glossy photograph pasted on 8 ½” x 11”

 File — Box: 0117.01, Folder: 26.07
Scope and Contents 4” x 5 ½” black and white glossy photograph pasted on 8 ½” x 11” sheet of paper (WJE written upper and lower left corners), (typed caption) Val Tschiel Bridge, Canton Grisons, Switzerland. 1925-26, Robert Maillart, engineer. Stiffened slab-arch of 142-foot span. Here for the first time Maillart used his extremely thin barrel vault, stiffened by the deep rigid girder formed by parapets and road-slab. The semicircular openings along the parapet and the incongruous masonry abutments were...
Dates: 1900 - 1982

6 ½” x 9” black and white glossy photograph pasted on 8 ½” x 11”

 File — Box: 0117.01, Folder: 26.08
Scope and Contents

6 ½” x 9” black and white glossy photograph pasted on 8 ½” x 11” sheet of paper (WJE written upper and lower right corners). (typed caption) Chatelard Aqueduct, Canton Valais, Switzerland, 1925. Robert Maillart, engineer. 100-foot span. The structure is hybrid, for the arch springs conventionally from its abutments, then merges with the box girder that carries the water. This fusion of two seemingly incompatible forms is curiously successful.

Dates: 1900 - 1982

6 ½” x 9” black and white glossy photograph pasted on 8 ½” x 11”

 File — Box: 0117.01, Folder: 26.09
Scope and Contents

6 ½” x 9” black and white glossy photograph pasted on 8 ½” x 11” sheet of paper (WJE written in upper right corner), (typed caption) Bridge over the Thur. At once bold and delicate, the lither arch looks very much at ease in the friendly, man-scaled landscape.

Dates: 1900 - 1982

4” x 6” black and white glossy photograph pasted on 8 ½” x 11”

 File — Box: 0117.01, Folder: 26.10
Scope and Contents 4” x 6” black and white glossy photograph pasted on 8 ½” x 11” sheet of paper (typed caption) Bridge over the Thur, near Felsegg, Canton St. Gall, Switzerland. 1933. Robert Maillart, engineer. Two parallel three-hinged arches of 226-foot span. No bridge of Millart’s (i.e. Maillart) is more assertive of strength than this light span over the Thur. Characteristic of his later work are the powerful concisely defined, highly differtiated (i.e. differentiated) shapes – the pointed arch, the...
Dates: 1900 - 1982