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Guide to the Andreas Feininger Photograph Collection
[1939]-1954, 1970-1984
  PR 207

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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Collection processed by Jennifer Lewis

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on August 06, 2014
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Andreas Feininger
Title: Andreas Feininger Photograph Collection
Dates [inclusive]: [1939]-1954, 1970-1984
Abstract: The collection consists of Andreas Feininger's depictions of New York City from 1939 through 1954, and the 1970s through early 1980s. 1940s views depict Times Square, Fifth Avenue, elevated railroads, the Brooklyn Bridge, the waterfront and river traffic, shops and shop owners in a variety of neighborhoods, and a variety of street, park, and skyline views. 1970s and 1980s views depict graffiti, signs, murals, posters, billboards, reflections, water tanks, fire escapes, and especially the Times Square area with its characteristic erotic film venues and advertisements.
Quantity: 9.0 Linear feet (7 boxes, 2 flat files)
Location note: Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections
Call Phrase: PR 207