Telephone company, Commercial Building, New York, 1915
glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, New York
overall: 10 x 8 in.; 25.4 x 20.32 cm
8 x 10 glass plate negative taken by Rosenfeld and Sons. Image taken as part of long term commissioned work and documentation for the American Telephone & Telegraph Company, ranging from 1910 through the 1940s. View of the main Telephone Company building (Commercial Department), seen in Brooklyn, New York, February 5, 1915. Building seen from corner of intersection, displaying corner panel which reads: "COMMERCIAL BUILDING / NEW YORK / TELEPHONE / COMPANY / CONTRACTS. COLLECTIONS". Deli can be seen to the left of the image, and building to the right advertises "Singer Sewing Machines, Brooklyn Office". Cables for street cars visible, ground is covered with snow. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "2938 / 227--11 / Main Bldg / Box 227".
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection