From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitleUntitled [Weightlifting competition]
About this objectBody builder lifting weight with spotters on either side and a large curtain with an American flag in the background. Most likely some kind of weightlifting competition.
Place MadeRochester, NY
Date Madeca. 1920s — 1940s
Medium and MaterialsSilver gelatin print from a glass negative.
Inscription and Marksrecto of mat: [pencil] 26
Measurements20.6 cm x 18.7 cm (image)
35.5 cm x 28.1 cm (sheet)
Subject and Association DescriptionArthur Gay was a Rochester-based physical culturist who operated gyms from the 1920s to the 1970s. He made numerous photographs of his students in the 1920s to the 1940s.
Subject and Association KeywordsArthur Gay
Subject and Association KeywordsMale Figure
Subject and Association KeywordsHuman Figure
Subject and Association Keywords1920s
Subject and Association KeywordsRochester
Subject and Association KeywordsBody Building