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Berenice Abbott 

Berenice Abbott 

Born in Springfield, Ohio, Berenice Abbott (1898-1991) came to New York City at the age of 20, then began her career as a photographer during an extended time in Paris, where she worked as an assistant to photographer Man Ray. Returning to New York in 1929, she had her first solo museum exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York in 1934. The Abbott collection consists primarily of her landmark series, Changing New York, created for the Museum under the auspices of the Federal Art Project between 1935 and 1938. It includes the 695 negatives created for the series, along with multiple versions of 307 images printed by the photographer for the finished project. 


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Berenice Abbott 
Napolitana Kitchen, West 4th St.
Antique Dealer on Christopher Street
Noguchi Gardens, Washington Square
1st Studio Bldg., 10th St. NY
156 Waverly Place
Mary Muller Antique Shop II, Greenwich Avenue and 10th St.
John Sloan
Hacker Book Store, Bleeker Street, New York
Rockefeller Center with Collegiate Church of St. Nicholas
Joralemon Street, no. 135
Tempo of the City I
Blossom Restaurant
Pine Street, U.S. Treasury in Foreground
St. Mark's Church: Statue in Courtyard
Broadway to the Battery
J. P. Morgan House
Cropsey Avenue, no. 2442
Willow Street, No. 131-137
Broadway and Thomas Street
DePeyster Statue, Bowling Green
Park Avenue and 39th Street
Fifth Avenue Theatre, Showing Chandelier, Rotunda, and Second Balcony
Murray Hill Hotel
Seventh Avenue Looking North from 35th Street
Woolworth Building
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