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“Free Manicure and Free Tea Cup Reading with Your Lunch”

Lee Sievan, Class in Cultural Anthropology at Hunter College, 1940s (190.1991) Lee Sievan, San Gennaro, Two Girls with Soda Pop and Balloons, 1946 (33.1990) Lee Sievan, Corner Candy Store, 1940s (38.1990) Lee Sievan, Movie Posters and Clothes Lines, 1939 (34.1990) … Continue reading

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“Hey, Stella!”

Cristina García Rodero, “La Tabua,” Zarza de Montanchez, Spain, 1985 (2007.21.7) Marion Post Wolcott, Post Office in blizzard, Aspen, Colorado, 1941 (749.1984) Barbara Morgan, Spring on Madison Square, 1938 (532.1986) Unidentified Photographer, 20-Foot Snow Sculpture of Amelia Earhart, 1938 (2006.18.4) … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesday: Weegee and Lee

Lee Sievan (1907-1990), Weegee and Sammy: Book Party – Weegee’s People at Sammy’s on the Bowery, November 11, 1946 (41.1985) Lee Sievan (1907-1990), Book Party – Weegee’s People at Sammy’s on the Bowery. Men – Editors – Duell Sloan and … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Lee Sievan, Turkey Dinner 40¢, 1940s (7.1990) Baron Wilhelm von Gloeden, Boy with Turkey, ca. 1920 (590.1983) Martin Munkácsi, [Turkey vendor, England], 1932 (2007.110.55) Irving Haberman, [Kenneth White and Flora Percudani, both 5, of the Childrens Aid Society’s West Side … Continue reading

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The Family Portrait

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About Cleaning

William Henry Fox Talbot published The Pencil of Nature in 1844. This book, the first photographically illustrated publication that was commercialized, contained twenty-four calotypes. A short text, describing the picture and its photographic process, accompanied each plate. The Open Door … Continue reading

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Timeless (Cheap Imitation)

Weegee, It’s six o’clock in the morning on the electric clock on top of the Consolidated Edison Company building on Fourteenth Street… I think they have the clock up there to remind the customers to pay their bills, ca. 1945 … Continue reading

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