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Guide to the Lorraine Forte Photographs
1968-1992
 PR 397

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Container List

[Catalog sheet 1 + prints]

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Folder: 1 Item : 01 THE FAN

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"View of a bodega on the corner of Avenue A and 12th Street through a window fan."

1987
Folder: 1 Item : 02 CARNIVAL

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"An East Village Carnival."

1990
Folder: 1 Item : 03 MOVIE LIGHTING

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"East village roof looking north. A movie was being filmed and the lighting was bleaching the view and casting stark shadows."

1989
Folder: 1 Item : 04 DAD

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"East village roof looking east. My father had just died and I was thinking of him."

1987
Folder: 1 Item : 05 TINSEL TOWN

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"The Grace building."

[The W. R. Grace Building is a 50-story skyscraper at 1114 Sixth Avenue, Manhattan.]

1986
Folder: 1 Item : 06 SPLIT

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"Looking North on 9th Avenue in the 40s."

1991
Folder: 1 Item : 07 SNOWFLAKE

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"A familiar seasonal decoration at 5th and 57th."

[The UNICEF crystal snowflake lights the interesection of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street each December.]

1987
Folder: 1 Item : 08 LINE-O-TRINE

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"Tiffany's at the same location as above [i.e., Fifth Avenue and 57th Street]. A bus is going by."

1987
Folder: 1 Item : 09 INDUSTRIAL AGE

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"Roof view from the 40s."

1991
Folder: 1 Item : 10 GASETERIA

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"The gas station at Houston and Lafayette. The Puck Building is in the background."

[The Puck Building stands at 295-307 Lafayette Street, Manhattan.]

1992

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