Julius Shulman - "Smoke and Steam" 1933 - Vest Pocket Camera
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Photographer: Julius Shulman

Subject: Union Station Train Stop

Location:  Los Angeles

Lot 6


Year: 1933


*This print is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity authorized by the Julius Shulman Trust and Photographic Archives.


Julius Shulman shot this image from the 6th street bridge next to the railroad tracts.
Los Angeles Union Station is the main railway station in Los Angeles, California. Being the largest railroad passenger terminal in the Western United States was opened in May 1939. Approved in 1926 and built in the 1930s, it is used as a main hub for rail services from the Union Pacific, Santa Fe, and Southern Pacific Railroads. Union Station is the last Great Railway Stations built in the United States. The station which serves over 110,000 passengers a day is the busiest in the Western United states and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.



Silver Gelatin print: Unframed. Printed in 2000. Paper size: 16" x 20"  (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm.), Image size: (14 3/4"  x 12"  (37.5 cm  x 30.48 cm.). Shulman’s stamp on verso.  

Signed by in black ink on recto.  Signed at  Shulman's Hollywood Hills Studio.

An early shot taken with Shulman's pocket vest camera


Image is in Excellent Condition. Condition Report: Any condition statement is given as an opinion and the condition statement does not imply that this photograph is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfection or the effects of aging.


This Julius Shulman image came from Shulman's Hollywood Hills studio.

  • Item #: Lot: 6-A

Julius Shulman - "Smoke and Steam" 1933 - Vest Pocket Camera

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