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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
George Washington Bridge I
Manhattan I
West Washington Market
St. Bartholomew's Church, Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, and General Electric Building
Manhattan Skyline II
Construction Old and New
Union Square
Warehouse, Water and Dock Streets
Herald Square
McGraw Hill Building
Children's Aid Society Summer Home
Gunsmith and Police Department Headquarters
Mulberry and Prince Streets
Broadway and Thomas Street
DePeyster Statue, Bowling Green
Willow Street, nos. 67-70
Rockefeller Center with Collegiate Church of St. Nicholas
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