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Blossom Restaurant, 103 Bowery, Manhattan

A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.


October 24, 1935


Berenice Abbott
American, 1898–1991

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Berenice Abbott


Blossom Restaurant, 103 Bowery, Manhattan


United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1935


Gelatin silver print


Signed recto, on mount, lower right, below image, in graphite: "BERENICE ABBOTT"; inscribed verso, on mount, upper left, in graphite: "2"; inscribed and stamped verso, on mount, lower left, in blue [?] pencil and brown ink: "Federal Art Project #1 / W. P. A. N. Y. C. / Berenice Abbott, Supervisor [inscribed in blue [?] pencil] / photograph / berenice abbott / 50 commerce st. / new york city [stamped in brown ink] / Blossom Restaurant / 103 Bowery / neg # 26 Code# I A 2 / 10/24/35"


Image/paper: 18.8 × 24.3 cm (7 7/16 × 9 5/8 in.); Mount: 44 × 35.3 cm (17 3/8 × 13 15/16 in.)

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The Art Institute of Chicago, Works Progress Administration Allocation

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