Vintage Photographs of NYC from the 1930s and 1940s Exhibition

Brett Weston, Berenice Abbott, Ilse Bing, and others

Vintage Photographs of NYC from the 1930s and 1940s
2003

 

BERENICE ABBOTT, Fire Escape above Soda Shop, New York, ca. 1929-32, silver print, 9 1/2" x 7"

BERENICE ABBOTT, Fire Escape above Soda Shop, New York, ca. 1929-32, silver print, 9 1/2″ x 7″

BERENICE ABBOTT, “Ferry: Chambers Street from the Southwest”  New York, 1938, silver print, 7 3/4" x 9 5/8"

BERENICE ABBOTT, “Ferry: Chambers Street from the Southwest” New York, 1938, silver print, 7 3/4″ x 9 5/8″

BERENICE ABBOTT, “Sumner Healy Antique Shop”  NY, 1936, silver print, 9 1/2" x 7 5/8"

BERENICE ABBOTT, “Sumner Healy Antique Shop” NY, 1936, silver print, 9 1/2″ x 7 5/8″

ILSE BING, “Shoeshine”, 1936, silver print, 11" x 8 3/16"

ILSE BING, “Shoeshine”, 1936, silver print, 11″ x 8 3/16″

ILSE BING, “Empire State Building”, 1936, silver print, 7 1/2" x 11"

ILSE BING, “Empire State Building”, 1936, silver print, 7 1/2″ x 11″

ILSE BING, “Wall Street”, 1936, silver print, 11 1/16" x 7 7/8"

ILSE BING, “Wall Street”, 1936, silver print, 11 1/16″ x 7 7/8″

ILSE BING, “Looking West”, 1936, silver print, 8 3/4" x 11 1/16"

ILSE BING, “Looking West”, 1936, silver print, 8 3/4″ x 11 1/16″

ILSE BING, “Daily News Building”, 1936, silver print, 11 1/16" x 8 1/16"

ILSE BING, “Daily News Building”, 1936, silver print, 11 1/16″ x 8 1/16″

SAMUEL GOTTSCHO, “Looking South from the Chrysler Building”  New York City, 1933, silver print, 7 1/8" x 10"

SAMUEL GOTTSCHO, “Looking South from the Chrysler Building” New York City, 1933, silver print, 7 1/8″ x 10″

SAMUEL GOTTSCHO, “The City from Pier 10 East River” NY, 1933, silver print, 10" x 7 1/2"

SAMUEL GOTTSCHO, “The City from Pier 10 East River” NY, 1933, silver print, 10″ x 7 1/2″

SAMUEL GOTTSCHO, “From the Brooklyn Pier of the Manhattan Bridge”  NY, 1933, silver print, 7 1/4" x 10"

SAMUEL GOTTSCHO, “From the Brooklyn Pier of the Manhattan Bridge” NY, 1933, silver print, 7 1/4″ x 10″

SAMUEL GOTTSCHO, “Vista from Long Island City”  NY, 1933, silver print, 7 1/4" x 10"

SAMUEL GOTTSCHO, “Vista from Long Island City” NY, 1933, silver print, 7 1/4″ x 10″

HELEN LEVITT, “New York City”, ca. 1940, silver print, 4 1/4" x 6"

HELEN LEVITT, “New York City”, ca. 1940, silver print, 4 1/4″ x 6″

BEN  SHAHN, Untitled (New York City), 1932-35, silver print, 6 3/16" x 9 1/16"

BEN SHAHN, Untitled (New York City), 1932-35, silver print, 6 3/16″ x 9 1/16″

BEN  SHAHN, Untitled (Lower East Side, Bethune Street, New York City), 1932-4, silver print, 6 7/16" x 9 3/4"

BEN SHAHN, Untitled (Lower East Side, Bethune Street, New York City), 1932-4, silver print, 6 7/16″ x 9 3/4″

PERCY LOOMIS SPERR, “9th Ave. Northward from 50th St. ‘L’ Station”, ca. 1940s, silver print, 9 1/2" x 6 13/16"

PERCY LOOMIS SPERR, “9th Ave. Northward from 50th St. ‘L’ Station”, ca. 1940s, silver print, 9 1/2″ x 6 13/16″

PERCIVAL LOOMIS SPERR, “Sea Food”, NYC, ca. 1940s, silver print, 7 1/16" x 9 1/2"

PERCIVAL LOOMIS SPERR, “Sea Food”, NYC, ca. 1940s, silver print, 7 1/16″ x 9 1/2″

TODD WEBB, Downtown Manhattan, ca. 1946, modern silver print, 9 1/4" x 7 1/4"

TODD WEBB, Downtown Manhattan, ca. 1946, modern silver print, 9 1/4″ x 7 1/4″

TODD WEBB, “From Empire State Building”, 1946, modern silver print, 8" x 10"

TODD WEBB, “From Empire State Building”, 1946, modern silver print, 8″ x 10″

TODD WEBB, “Woman Looking out the Window” , 1945, silver print, 6 1/4" x 4 1/2"

TODD WEBB, “Woman Looking out the Window” , 1945, silver print, 6 1/4″ x 4 1/2″

TODD WEBB, “125th Street #4”, 1947, silver print, 6 7/16" x 8 1/8"

TODD WEBB, “125th Street #4”, 1947, silver print, 6 7/16″ x 8 1/8″

BRETT WESTON, “Skylight, Midtown, New York”, 1947, silver print, 9 9/16" x 7 5/8"

BRETT WESTON, “Skylight, Midtown, New York”, 1947, silver print, 9 9/16″ x 7 5/8″

BRETT WESTON, New York City, ca. 1945, silver print, 10 3/8" x 13 5/8"

BRETT WESTON, New York City, ca. 1945, silver print, 10 3/8″ x 13 5/8″

BRETT WESTON, Rooftop Ventilators, ca. 1947, silver print, 10 5/16" x 13 9/16"

BRETT WESTON, Rooftop Ventilators, ca. 1947, silver print, 10 5/16″ x 13 9/16″