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Guide to the Bill Cunningham "Facades" Photograph Collection
circa 1970s
 PR 307

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 13, 2022
Description is in English

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Cunningham, Bill, 1929-2016.
Title: Bill Cunningham Facades photograph collection
Dates [inclusive]: circa 1970s
Abstract: Photographs by famed New York Times fashion photographer Bill Cunningham of his friend, neighbor and fellow photographer Editta Sherman posing in period costumes in front of NYC buildings matching the same era as her clothing. These photographs were published in the 1978 book Facades.
Quantity: 0.8 Linear feet (1 box)
Location: Materials in this collection may be stored offsite. For more information on making arrangements to consult them, please visit
Language: This collection is primarily visual. Any text is likely to be in English.
Call Phrase: PR 307