Identification card

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Paper, plastic, metal
Overall: 4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 10.2 x 8.9 cm )
Laminated identification card of Marjorie A. Portnow with metal clip; obverse printed: "PORTNOW / MARJORIE A. / O / 10/31/01 / LOWER MANHATTAN CULTURAL COUNCIL"; reverse printed with return address and bar code.
Gallery Label: 
Landscape painter Marjorie Portnow (b.1942) used this identification card to gain access to her artist's studio on the 91st floor of the North Tower of the World Trade Center. Her studio was made available by the "World Views" artist-in-residency program launched in 1997 by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, in conjunction with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. "World Views" provided free studio space for a six-month period to emerging visual artists.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marjorie Portnow
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group