Christmas Nocturne

blog-a-nocturne-of-new-york-1915-for-blog“A Nocturne of New York -Christmas 1915”: Jessie Tarbox Beals, American (1870-1942) 1915 print from negative 1905-1906: vintage Silver Bromide print 8.0 x 10.1 cm affixed within folded single sheet of tan woven paper with printed poem by Beals 18.9 x 27.7 cm. One of two known versions of Beals 1915 Christmas card, with the other held by Princeton but actually showing streetcars and the One Times Square building in the background. The famous New York City landmark skyscraper the Flatiron Building, built in 1902, is shown looming over the horizon just to the right of the center of this photograph. The original acetate negative for same is held by the Museum of the City of New York describing the view as “Fifth Avenue at 25 Street (at dusk), 1906.” (catalogue # 91.53.39) From: PhotoSeed Archive







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