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St. Martin's Bridge, Toledo

Smithsonian American Art Museum

(The Schuylkill, Columbia Bridge)

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Bridge at Zaragoza, Spain

Smithsonian American Art Museum

(Trees and Old Bridge)

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Devil's Bridge, Tajikistan

Smithsonian American Art Museum

The Bridge, Frankfurt

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Roman Bridge in Avignon

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Golden Gate Bridge

Smithsonian American Art Museum
This panoramic depiction of the Golden Gate Bridge under construction pays tribute to the ambitious feat of engineering required to span the mouth of San Francisco Bay. Artist Ray Strong painted looking north from the San Francisco side to the hills of Marin County, where the first bright orange tower rises. Tugboats and a freighter sailing across the deep blue waters typify the busy shipping that would routinely pass beneath the span. The bridge therefore had to have the highest deck ever built. The two massive concrete structures in the foreground are anchors for the cables supporting the deck. The vast structures on the San Francisco side dwarf the men working around the anchorages and pylons. Strong's painting, with its intense colors and active brushwork, conveys an infectious optimism. Hundreds of tourists who shared the artist's excitement came to gaze at this amazing project that continued despite the financial strains of the Great Depression and the disastrous storm that washed away a trestle on Halloween of 1933. It was only fitting that President Franklin Roosevelt chose this painting celebrating the triumph of American engineering to hang in the White House.1934: A New Deal for Artists exhibition label

Landscape with Bridge

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Landscape with two figures drawing in foreground and figures crossing bridge.

George Washington Bridge [photomechanical print]

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
(Printed on image:) Copyright R.M. Sales, Corp. 1933.

(Label below image:) Nov. 29, 1933 / Copyright CLK 21246 / L.C. 47986.

Bridge at Old Lyme

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Bridge over Canal, Amsterdam

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Landscape, Bridge, Huntingdon Valley

Smithsonian American Art Museum

The L Bridge, Chicago

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Bridge at Moret, France

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Bridge to Babylon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
The New York City skyline seen through wire spans of the bridge. A workman on the bridge is shown, near upper left.

View of River with Bridge

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Bridge at Argentan

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Landscape with a bridge in the foreground and houses clustered on a hill in the background. Two figures, lower right.

Abandoned Chairs, Brooklyn Bridge

Smithsonian American Art Museum

U.S.M. Bridge, Chattanooga

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Tower Bridge, Thames, London

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Glass Bridge (not yet realized)

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Through Brooklyn Bridge Cables

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Brooklyn Bridge in Winter

Smithsonian American Art Museum
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