Thursday, July 26, 2012

Berenice Abbott

Some absolutely stupendous photographs, taken in the 30's and 40's, capturing a changing New York...

John V. Lacey, “Birdsmith”, New York, 1948

New York Stock Exchange, New York, 1933

News stand, 32nd Street and Third Avenue, New York, 1935

Poultry Shop, East Seventh Street, New York, 1935

Treasury Building, New York, 1933

Watuppa From Brooklyn Waterfront, New York, 1936

Columbus Circle, New York, 1936

Designer’s Window, Bleecker Street, New York, 1947
All photographs by Berenice Abbott (via here)


  1. Oh these images are fantastic...nothing like black/white for atmosphere and grit!! I missed an exhibition of hers in Paris in April...what a pity!