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summer summer

Lou Bernstein, Coney Island, 1951 (78.1992) Unidentified Photographer, [Two unidentified girls, one eating watermelon, the other disrobing], ca. 1960 (2012.24.1) The rich history of snapshot photography has yet to be written. But when that text is transcribed it will finally … Continue reading

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“Water is Life”

Leonard Freed (1929-2006), The fire hydrants are opended during the summer heat, Harlem, NY, 1967 (404.1981) Charles Pratt (1929-1976), Hoboken, 1963 (87.1996) Charles Pratt (1929-1976), Hoboken, 1963 (86.1996) Lou Bernstein (1911-2005), N.Y. City, 1977 (27.1992) Lou Bernstein (1911-2005), South 3rd … Continue reading

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Bread – Preparing

USSR in Construction, “The Soviet Food Industry,” August 1938, (2012.13.55) Regards, April 13, 1934 (2011.7.251) This is the third and penultimate post about BREAD. The first and perhaps best bread post is here, the second, and second best, is here. (Yes, … Continue reading

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Bread – Acquiring

Regards, Notre Pain, May 12, 1938 (2007.18.42) Underwood and Underwood publisher, Baking division of British Commissariat at work in France, 1914-1918 (2011.36.16) Leon Levinstein, Bread Line, Bowery, 1950-1959 (2011.53.37) Leonard Freed, [Man walking with his bike and carrying a baguette … Continue reading

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Flea and Dog Markets

André Kertész, The Flea Market, Paris, 1929 (1.1978.d) Leonard Freed, [Man holding umbrella and painting, Waterlooplein Flea Market, Amsterdam, Netherlands.], 1958 (2014.56.23) Andy Warhol, Flea Market, New York, 1980s (2008.58.143) Martin Munkácsi, [Dog market, England], 1932 (2007.110.49) Martin Munkácsi, [Dog … Continue reading

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Taking a Break from the Summer Heat

The open fire hydrant is a cultural phenomenon that photographers have been capturing for over seventy years.  From Harlem to Hoboken, these iconic images from the ICP collection illustrate the joy of this popular summer pastime. Charles Pratt, Hoboken, 1963 (87.199) Leonard … Continue reading

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