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

Image ID: 482564

Grand Opera House, northwest corner, West 23rd Street and Eighth Avenue, Manhattan. (September 03, 1937)

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

: September 03, 1937

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

: 1 photograph: gelatin silver print, matte, double weight paper; 7.125 x 9.1875 in. untrimmed contact print on paper 7.9375 x 9.875 in.

Item/Page/Plate

: inv. #1684

Notes

: Busy street in foreground, including cabs, opera house now a movie house, men dismantalling sign on corner of bldg., businesses at street level Note 2.) Code: I.A.1.

Provenance

: Picture Collection transfer, 1988

Standard Reference

: CNY# 148a

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

: 482564

Record ID

: 104581

Digital Item Published

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

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