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  • Provenance

    Collection of The Museum of the City of New York
    Sotheby's, New York, Berenice Abbott's New York: Photographs from The Museum of the City of New York, lot 23, 23 October 2002

  • Literature

    Abbott and McCausland, Changing New York, pl. 22
    Abbott and McCausland, New York in the Thirties, pl. 22
    Yochelson, Berenice Abbott: Changing New York, Lower East Side, pl. 6
    O'Neal, Berenice Abbott: American Photographer, p. 97


'El,' Second and Third Avenue Lines: Bowery and Division Street, Manhattan

Gelatin silver print.
9 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (25.1 x 20 cm)
'50 Commerce Street,' 'Changing New York' credit stamps and notations in an unidentified hand in pencil on the verso.

$8,000 - 12,000 

Sold for $11,970

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Sarah Krueger
Head of Department, Photographs

Vanessa Hallett
Worldwide Head of Photographs and Deputy Chairman, Americas



New York Auction 8 April 2021