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Night view of New York City skyscrapers seen from above.
Berenice Abbott
New York at Night
gelatin silver print on paper
13 3/8 in x 10 1/2 in (33.97 cm x 26.67 cm);22 1/8 in x 18 1/8 in (56.2 cm x 46.04 cm);20 1/16 in x 16 in (50.96 cm x 40.64 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by a gift from Helmut Stern and the Jean Paul Slusser Memorial Fund
Berenice Abbott
August Pingpank Barber Shop, 413 Bleecker Street
gelatin silver print on paper
12 1/8 in. x 9 5/8 in. ( 30.8 cm x 24.4 cm )
Gift of Two Friends of the Museum
View of a hardware store display, with an assortment of tools and other objects in the window and displayed on the sidewalk in front of the store.
Berenice Abbott
Hardware Store
gelatin silver print on paper
10 1/2 in x 13 3/8 in (26.67 cm x 33.97 cm)
Gift of Maxine and Lawrence K. Snider
View down at 7th Avenue, looking north, from the 46-story Nelson Tower at 450 Seventh Avenue.
Berenice Abbott
Seventh Avenue Looking North from 35th Street, Manhattan
gelatin silver print on paper
20 in x 15 15/16 in (50.8 cm x 40.48 cm);20 in x 15 15/16 in (50.8 cm x 40.48 cm);9 9/16 in x 7 1/2 in (24.29 cm x 19.05 cm)
Gift of Ellen and William Kahn
Interior view of Pennsylvania Station in Manhattan.
Berenice Abbott
Penn Station, Interior, Manhattan
gelatin silver print on paper
13 5/16 in x 10 1/2 in (33.81 cm x 26.67 cm);22 1/8 in x 18 1/8 in (56.2 cm x 46.04 cm);14 5/8 in x 11 11/16 in (37.15 cm x 29.69 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Ursula R. Freimarck through the Friends of the Museum of Art
A black and white photograph of a warehouse in Brooklyn. A sign painted on the building advertises coffee, while a man sits outside reading a newspaper.
Berenice Abbott
Warehouse, Water and Dock Streets, Brooklyn
gelatin silver print on paper
10 5/8 in x 13 1/2 in (26.99 cm x 34.29 cm)
Gift of Maxine and Lawrence K. Snider
Oblique view of a warehouse building with open shutters.
Berenice Abbott
Warehouse, Water and Dock Streets, Brooklyn
gelatin silver print on paper
15 ⅜ in x 19 ½ in (39.05 cm x 49.53 cm);22 3/10 in x 28 ⅛ in (56.67 cm x 71.44 cm);15 15/16 in x 19 15/16 in (40.48 cm x 50.64 cm)
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
View of a skyscraper on Fifth Avenue, seen from the corner of Sixth Avenue and West 8th Street.
Berenice Abbott
West 8th Street, Looking East from Sixth Avenue
gelatin silver print on paper
8 in x 10 1/16 in (20.32 cm x 25.56 cm);7 11/16 in x 9 5/8 in (19.53 cm x 24.45 cm);8 in x 10 1/16 in (20.32 cm x 25.56 cm);19 7/16 in x 14 3/8 in (49.37 cm x 36.51 cm)
Gift of Harry H. Lunn Jr.
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Ida Abelman
Machines and El Patterns
lithograph on paper
18 ⅛ in x 13 in (46.04 cm x 33.02 cm);18 ⅛ in x 13 in (46.04 cm x 33.02 cm)
Allocated by the U.S. Government Commissioned through the New Deal art projects
Around and behind a central image of a sewing machine are overlapping images of people, ships, a building fire, the Statue of Liberty, and small blocks of text.
Ida Abelman
My Father Reminisces
lithograph on paper
14 9/16 in x 18 7/16 in (36.99 cm x 46.83 cm)
Allocated by the U.S. Government Commissioned through the New Deal art projects
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Ruth Chaney
Behind the Theatre
lithograph on paper
14 15/16 in x 11 in (37.94 cm x 27.94 cm)
Allocated by the U.S. Government Commissioned through the New Deal art projects
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Ruth Chaney
Subway Excavation
lithograph on paper
16 1/16 in x 10 15/16 in (40.8 cm x 27.78 cm)
Allocated by the U.S. Government Commissioned through the New Deal art projects

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