Tag Archives: New York

A Century of Photography: 1889

Jacob Riis (1849-1914), Another Baxter St. Alley, 1888 or 1889, (267.1982) Jacob Riis (1849-1914), Dockrats hunted by police, New York, ca. 1889 (246.1982) James Walker, Lake Geneva, near Geneva, Switzerland, ca. 1889 (455.2000) Unidentified Photographer, [Rev. M. Shrugler baptizing Mr. … Continue reading

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Helen Levitt: “Why don’t we let people look at pictures.”

Helen Levitt (1913–2009), [Two girls on a truck], ca. 1948 (2006.55.2) School is good. Helen Levitt speaking at ICP on June 17th 1987 about learning photography in the 1930s and 40s by asking the person working at the photography store … Continue reading

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“There must be something going on down there too…”

Lisette Model (1901-1983), Running Legs, New York, 1940-41 (119.1993) Lisette Model (1901-1983), Running Legs, New York, 1940-41 (83.1993) Lisette Model (1901-1983), Running Legs, New York, 1940-41 (96.1993) Lisette Model (1901-1983), Running Legs, New York, 1940-41 (97.1993) Lisette Model (1901-1983), Running … Continue reading

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“The Most Extraordinary Singers and Music” – Lisette Model at Sammy’s Bowery Follies

Lisette Model (1901-1983), Singer [Mabel Sidney] at Sammy’s Bar, ca. 1940, (20.1993) Mabel Sidney at Sammy’s, ca. 1955 Lisette Model (1901-1983), Singer at Sammy’s, New York, ca. 1940 (49.1993) Lisette Model speaking, at ICP on November 17, 1977, about Sammy’s … Continue reading

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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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Lotte Jacobi – “I was born to photography”

Lotte Jacobi (1896-1990), Lotte Lenya, actress, Berlin, ca. 1930, (37.1986) Lotte Jacobi (1896-1990), Photogenic, “silverlining,” 1950 (50.1986) Lotte Jacobi (1896-1990), Peter Lorre, actor, Berlin, ca. 1932 (41.1986) Lotte Jacobi (1896-1990), Anna Mae Wong, actress, Berlin, ca. 1931 (38.1986) Lotte Jacobi … Continue reading

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Ruth Bernhard

Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006), Doll’s head, 1936 (357.1982) Ruth Bernhard at ICP, October 17, 1981 Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006), Star shell, 1943 (358.1982) Ruth Bernhard at ICP, October 17, 1981 Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006), Shell in silk, 1939 (304.1981) Ruth Bernhard at ICP, … Continue reading

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