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Guide to the Bob Edelson Photographs
 PR 359

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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© 2011 New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Larry Weimer

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Edelson, Bob, 1934-
Title: Bob Edelson photographs
Dates: 1970s-1980s
Abstract: The collection includes 55 photographs and one poster by photographer Bob Edelson. The images, taken in the 1970s-1980s, are primarily of the SoHo neighborhood of New York City. These images include exterior views of restaurants, cafes, stores, music venues, and other commercial establishments in SoHo and, to a limited extent, the immediate areas to the north and south. Pedestrians, customers sitting at sidewalk tables and window seats, street art/graffiti, murals, sidewalk cellar entrances, and other features of the urban streetscape appear throughout.
Quantity: 4.0 Linear feet in one flat box and one oversize flat file
Call Phrase: PR 359