Author Archives: Christopher George

Arthur Lavine

Arthur Lavine (1922-2016), Third Avenue El Demolition, 1955 (431.1986) Part of coverage I did for myself when the 3rd Ave. El was demolished. Photographed from roof of building where I lived. Trucks were sprayed with hoses to keep fires from … Continue reading

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An Album of Family Portraits

Unidentified Photographer, [Album of Family Portraits], ca. 1919 (2009.32.35) Unidentified Photographer, [Album of Family Portraits], ca. 1912 (2009.32.35)

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A Photo Artist On the Bowery

Frank Wendt, [Snake Charmer], 1893-98 (2011.42.38) Frank Wendt, [Snake Charmer], 1893-98 (2011.47.73) Frank Wendt, [Musician with Birds], 1893-98 (2011.47.130) Frank Wendt, [Noble George Washington Winner], 1893-94 (2011.47.12) Frank Wendt, [Unzie the Albino], 1893-94 (2013.75.1) Frank Wendt, [Amy Arlington], 1893-98 (2011.47.128) … Continue reading

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See You On The Bowery

Weegee, Naked City, 1945, pp. 156-157 Weegee, Bowery, 1943-45, (14401.1993) Weegee, Bowery, 1943-45 Two people, at night, walk on the sidewalk in front of the Fuerst Brothers restaurant at 221 Bowery (in 1940 there were two more Fuerst Brothers restaurants … Continue reading

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Stollmack & Goldstein: 310 Bowery

Stollmack & Goldstein, [Louise Milefsky], February 4, 1902, (2012.34.13) A map (an experiment and work-in-progress) of photos in the ICP archives that were made on the Bowery: G.W. Bromley & Co., 1897: Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The … Continue reading

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“The Bowery by day… Where only the El makes music…”

Weegee, Bowery, 1943-45, (14391.1993) Looking north on the Bowery across Broome toward Kenmare. to the right is William Simpson and Co., pawnbrokers, at 151 Bowery. The Third Avenue Elevated is at left, with an arrow pointing west to the Holland … Continue reading

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Made on the Bowery: Charles Eisenmann – “The Popular Photographer”

Charles Eisenmann (1850-1904), [Grandmother Carrie Meyer], ca. 1880 (2012.34.28) This photo was made by Charles Eisenmann on 229 Bowery (now the site of The Bowery Mission).

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