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Grand Opera House, northwest corner, West 23rd Street and Eighth Avenue, Manhattan.

Image ID: 482768

Grand Opera House, northwest corner, West 23rd Street and Eighth Avenue, Manhattan. (August 12, 1936)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Grand Opera House, northwest corner, West 23rd Street and Eighth Avenue, Manhattan.

Creator

: Abbott, Berenice, 1898-1991 -- Photographer

Additional Name(s)

: Federal Art Project (New York, N.Y.) -- Sponsor

Created Date

: August 12, 1936

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

: 1 photograph: gelatin silver print, matte, double weight paper; 8 x 10 in. untrimmed contact print

Item/Page/Plate

: inv. #1680

Notes

: Looking up over entrance of opera house, statues representing drama and music, bas-reliefs of Shakespeare and another; sculpture on roofline Note 2.) Code: I.A.1.

Provenance

: Picture Collection transfer, 1988

Standard Reference

: CNY# 148

Source

: Changing New York / Berenice Abbott.

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Photography Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs

Catalog Call Number

: MFZ (Abbott) 96-4294

Digital ID

: 482768

Record ID

: 104580

Digital Item Published

: 8-10-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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