United Nations Building, Tapestry Commemorating the Chernobyl Tragedy (New York, NY) : Detail, center, winged man with snakes emanating from a nuclear symbol and a rooster

Creator:
Kishchenko, Alexander, 1933-1997
Published/Created:
Borders the East River; 760 United Nations Plaza; Gift from Ukraine, United Nations Building, New York, New York, United States
1991
Date Depicted:
6/21/2011
Materials:
wool
Notes:
Hand-woven tapestry whose subject is the Chernobyl disaster (Ukrainian: Чорнобильська катастрофа, Chornobylska Katastrofa) which occurred on 26 April 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine (then officially the Ukrainian SSR), which was under
Variant Titles:
Chernobyl
Period/Style:
Twentieth century
Culture:
Ukrainian
Accession Number:
6A2-US-NY-TCCT-A03
Genre:
architecture (AAT)
furnishings: wall hangings: tapestries (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Sculptures, Models, & Architecture
Rights:
Copyright Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Digital:
furnishings; wall hangings; tapestries
Source Creator:
Gilchrist, Scott
Source Title:
Archivision Addition Module Eight
Source Created:
2878 Chamonix, Montreal QC
Archivision, Inc.
6/21/2011 12:00:00 AM
Source Note:
Purchase, Visual Resources Collection, May, 2013; photographer Scott Gilchrist
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Local Record Number:
4654
OID:
10903930
PID:
digcoll:2308964