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Fifth Avenue at Eighth Street, 1936

  • Berenice Abbott, American, 1898-1991

Gelatin silver print

  • Image (and sheet): 15 1/2 × 19 3/8 inches (39.4 × 49.2 cm) Mount: 20 × 28 inches (50.8 × 71.1 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Miscellaneous Gifts Fund

72.546

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Pedestrians
  • Gelatin silver process
  • Buildings
  • Automobiles
  • Cityscape
  • Gelatin silver print
  • Streetscape
  • New york
  • New york

Signed at lower right, on mount, in pencil: Berenice Abbott

by 1972, the Halsted Gallery (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA)

1972-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Bulletin of the DIA 56 (1978): 141-152 (ill., p. 149). Photographs from the Collection of La Salle National Bank. Exh. cat., LaSalle National Bank. Chicago, 1995, p. 9 (ill.).

Berenice Abbott, Fifth Avenue at Eighth Street, 1936, gelatin silver print. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Miscellaneous Gifts Fund, 72.546.