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"
The Art Institute of Chicago, Works Progress Administration Allocation
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Art Institute of Chicago, “Bystander: A History of Street Photography,” December 10, 1994-April 16, 1995; traveled to the San Jose Museum of Art, January 16-April 4, 1999 (Chicago only). (Colin Westerbeck)
Art Institute of Chicago, “Photography on Display: Modern Treasure,” May 9–September 13, 2009.
Art Institute of Chicago, “Photography + Folk Art: Looking for America in the 1930s,” September 21, 2019–January 19, 2020. (Galleries 1–4) (Elizabeth Siegel and Elizabeth McGoey)
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