Cunard Building, View Looking South Along Broadway, New York City, 1931

safety negative

PHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, New York
1931-08-27
10 x 8 x 0 in.

8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on August 27, 1931. Image of Cunard Building, looking south along Broadway, New York City. Visible in image: view of buildings along southern end of Broadway from Morris Street to Battery Place, the shot is taken from the edge of the Standard Oil Building (?) or the next building north with stone carvings of flames and scrolled columns looking across the street at five story building with "SCHRAFFT'S / THE / EDWARD / TAILORING / CO. / POORS", beside which is a tall building, the next building down is the Renaissance Revival style Cunard Building with flags flying out front, and round archways on ground floor, the next building down is the Hellenic Renaissance style Bowling Green Offices and the last building on the block is the Neo-Classical style International Merchantile Marine Company Building, beyond which is Battery Park and across the street from which is Bowling Green which are just barely visible in the photograph, cars are parked on the street. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Typed on original negative sleeve: “40950 8/27/31 / 2173-22 / Hughes & Hammond, 285 Mad Ave City / Mr. Crosby / Photo of Cunard Bldg looking south / along Broadway“.


1984.187.40950

Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection



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