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“Patience Is What You Need to Take Cat Pictures”

This is a good example of two completely different reactions to the photographer. One cat, although relaxed in body, is nervously troubled by the cameraman, camera, and lights. The other cat just hasn’t nerves – nothing matters except relaxation. Photo … Continue reading

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Berenice Abbott On the Bowery

Berenice Abbott (1898-1991), “El,” Second and Third Avenue Lines, April 24, 1936 (251.1985) Berenice Abbott (1898-1991), Tri-Boro Barber School, 264 Bowery, October 24, 1935 (253.1985) Berenice Abbott (1898-1991), Hardware Store, 316-318 Bowery, New York, January 26, 1938 (667.1984) Berenice Abbott … Continue reading

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The Critic… Then the Cat!

Weegee, [Tavern dismantled after bootleg liquor raid, New York], November 24, 1943 (13986.1993) Federal men took care of Walsh’s Bar and Grill, 213 Tenth Ave. after place was accused of taking bad care of its customers by selling bootleg liquor. … Continue reading

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New and Improved Phantasmagorical Photographs

Unidentified Ghoulographers, [Unidentified boy and ghost and Weegee sitting on a throne], ca. 1870 and 1956 (2411.2005 and 19939.1993) By this time, I had my picture taken by a street tintype photographer, and had been fascinated by the result. (I … Continue reading

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Berenice Abbott

Barbara Morgan, Berenice Abbott with Cat, 1942 (543.1986) Lee Sievan, Portrait of Bernice Abbott, Woodstock, N.Y., 1951 (26.1986) Margaretta Mitchell, Berenice Abbott, 1977 (27.1983) Yousuf Karsh, Berenice Abbott, August 24, 1989 (560.1989) Four portraits of Berenice Abbott (1898-1991), born 120 … Continue reading

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Ilse Bing

Ilse Bing, Eiffel Tower with Thermometer, 1934 (15.1991) Ilse Bing, Frankfort, 1930 (24.1991) Ilse Bing, Three Men on Steps near the Seine, 1931 (16.1991) Ilse Bing, Orchestra pit, Théâtre des Champs d’ Elysées, Paris, 1933 (215.1991) Ilse Bing, ICP, March … Continue reading

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Weegee’s Cats

Weegee, “…and the cat!”, November 25, 1943 (13996.1993) PM, November 25, 1943, p. 12 How to Wreck a Tavern – Cold Sober! Federal men took care of Walsh’s Bar and Grill, 213 Tenth Ave. after place was accused of taking … Continue reading

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