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This photograph of Berenice Abbott was taken by Hank O'Neal at his Downtown Sound Studio in New York City, 18 November 1979 [Wikimedia]

In the summer of 2014, I posted a marvellous photograph of Penn Station by Berenice Abbott. Here are many more treats, including Penn.

Photograph of Berenice Abbott (left) was taken by Hank O’Neal at his Downtown Sound Studio in New York City, 18 November 1979 [Wikimedia]


Manhattan, New York, by Berenice Abbott (1930s)

Berenice Abbott (1898 – 1991), née Bernice Abbott, was an American photographer best known for her black-and-white photography of New York City architecture and urban design of the 1930’s. Ab…

Source: Berenice Abbott (1898-1991), Vintage Photos of New York City | FROM THE BYGONE

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Arriving in London in 1935, the Viennese photographer Wolfgang Suschitzky is best known for his depictions of London in the 1930s and 1940s. However a photography career spanning 70 years has seen him capture many subjects, all with the same genuine affection…

Source: vintage everyday: 30 Stunning Black and White Photographs of London in the 1930s and 1940s


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There is an unmistakeable melancholic beauty which characterises Eva Frankfurther‘s East End drawings made during her brief working career in the nineteen-fifties. Born into a cultured Jewish family in Berlin in 1930, she escaped to London with her parents in 1939 and studied at St Martin’s School of Art between 1946 and 1952, where she was a contemporary of Leon Kossoff and Frank Auerbach.

Yet Eva turned her back on the art school scene and moved to Whitechapel, taking menial jobs at…

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