Tag Archives: New York

“Leap into the Void”

Bernie Aumuller (ca. 1920-1971), [Catherine Serrani, 8, celebrating her second birthday on February 29, 40-14 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City], February 29, 1948 (2013.115.243) Birthday: Catherine Serrani, 8, 40-14 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City, blows out the candles on the … Continue reading

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“Kenby Studio: Brooklyn’s Leading Photographers”

Kenby Studio, [Unidentified Group], ca. 1920 (880.1990) Kenby Studio, [Chauffeur with car], ca. 1920s (746.1990) New York Age, (Brooklyn page, second section), May 25, 1935, p.7 PHOTOGRAPHS! GRADUATES! Follow The Crowd! Why Go Elsewhere and Regret – Come to – … Continue reading

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A Window into Weegee’s “Naked City”

Unidentified photographer, [Window display for Weegee’s Naked City at The Chaucer Head Book Shop, New York], (20053.1993) Photographs, the citizens and constituents that populate and compose Weegee’s Naked City, including (Arrested for Vagrancy, The Critic, Frank Sinatra, Paramount Theater, Metropolitan … Continue reading

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“Keep this near your heart”

Frank Wendt (1858-1930), [Millie Owens], ca. 1900 (2011.47.102) Millie Owens Hair 86 in [7.166 feet, 218.44 cm] Keep this near your hart Frank Wendt (1858-1930), [Helen Mathews], ca. 1900 (2011.47.103) Helen Mathews Length of hair 6 feet 4 inches [76 … Continue reading

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Psychic action shot

Weegee (1899-1968), Action shot by Weegee, February 16, 1941 (974.1993) (Remnants of a “Three Lions, 551 Fifth Avenue” sticker, and a beautiful “This Photo Sold for Use in One Publication Only, Credit Line Must Read, Arthur Fellig Photo, 5 Center … Continue reading

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“I love you as I never did before.”

Lucien Aigner (1901-1999), At the Luxembourg Gardens, Paris, ca. 1934 (338.1982) Alfred Eisenstaedt (1898-1995), [Wartime Farewells, Pennsylvania Station, New York], 1944 (1448.2005) Sailor Fred McDow passionately kissing his girlfriend Ethel Huseland goodbye, as a friend stands by watching uncomfortably, in … Continue reading

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The Naked City is full of love

Weegee (1899-1968), [“The couples they love, to love”], 1943-45 (15666.1993) (Naked City, p.221) Weegee (1899-1968), [“The couples they love, to love”], 1943-45 (15665.1993) (Naked City, p.220) Weegee (1899-1968), [Lovers on the beach, Coney Island], ca. 1943 (1984) (Naked City, p.181) … Continue reading

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