Tag Archives: New York

Ritz, Rocco, Skippy and Smokey

Ritz Weegee, “Ritz, a puppy belonging to William Kinsman, was one of the causalities of the two-alarm blaze, New York,” February 1, 1944 (1056.1993) Ritz, a puppy belonging to William Kinsman, was one of the causalities of the two-alarm blaze … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Made on the Bowery: J. D. Maxwell – “Above All Competitors”

J. D. Maxwell, [Unidentified Man], ca. 1880 (1572.1990) This photo was made (perhaps by John Dey Maxwell, ca. 1843-1929, whose occupations included bookkeeper, butcher, photographer, “artist”, baker, laborer, watchman) at 186 Bowery.

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