Berenice Abbott ( American, 1898 - 1991 )
- 1935, print 1983
The following is the caption by Elizabeth McCausland accompanying the original 1939 edition of Berenice Abbott's Changing New York publication.
The newsstand at the southwest corner of 32nd Street and Third Avenue is typical of what the public reads. Over 200 magazines are handled, but it is sales from the metropolitan daily newspapers which keep the business going.
Elizabeth McCausland, caption for “Newsstand,” in New York in the Thirties [former titled: Changing New York], (New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1973; New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc.,1939), plate 52 (np).
The New York Public Library Digital Collections
Explore the archive of images from Berenice Abbott's Changing New York project at the New York Public Library.
Museum of the City of New York
Learn more about the artist and her work.
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Read a brief biography of Berenice Abbott from NMWA.
NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project
Check out the residence and studio of Berenice Abbott and her partner Elizabeth McCausland.