Front view
Inv. No.S-0190
ArtistBerenice Abbottborn 1898 in Springfield, Ohio, USAdied 1991 in Monson, Maine, USA


Lower East Side, 316-318 Bowery, Bleecker Street

Year1938, vintage

gelatin silver print

Dimensions39 x 50 cm

stamp on verso


Abbott does not actively create but finds this accumulation of object, suiting the real virtue of photography. She learned this from Atget in Paris. This picture is unsurpassed in its modernity.
(Fritz Simak)

S-0190, "Hardwarestore"
Berenice Abbott, "Hardwarestore", 1938
S-0190, Front view
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S-0190, Back view
Berenice Abbott, "Hardwarestore", 1938
S-0190, Back view