AT & T, 195 Broadway, NY, 1916

glass negative

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 American Telephone and Telegraph Company main headquarters building on 195 Broadway, New York City, on November 8, 1916. St. Paul's Chapel clearly visible in this view, along with a building in-between the two housing tailor shops, and a building advertising: "THE EVENING MAIL / The Home of Paper of New York / One Cent Buys the Best". Horse-drawn carriages and motor vehicles seen in front of St. Paul's Chapel, graveyard visible in church yard. The AT&T building has some scaffolding on the upper section and has a statue of a victory holding bolts in its left hand and wrapped in wires. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "5569 / 11/8/16 / 443--1 / 195 Bway showing Statue 'Electricity' / Box 448 / 3 prints Mr Valiant".


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