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Broadway on a Rainy Day

Artist:
Edward Anthony (American, 1818–1888)
Date:
1859
Medium:
Albumen silver print
Dimensions:
8.3 x 15.7 cm (3 1/4 x 6 3/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Warner Communications Inc. Purchase Fund, 1980
Accession Number:
1980.1056.1
Not on view
Inscription: Typed paper label affixed to mount, verso C: "ANTHONY'S INSTANTANEOUS VIEWS, // No. 189. // BROADWAY ON A RAINY DAY // [COPYRIGHT SECURED.]; inscribed in unknown hand in pencil, verso TRC: "55- // Brady // orig."
Richard Liback

Marder, William, and Estelle Marder. Anthony, the Man, the Company, the Cameras: An American Photographic Pioneer: 140 Year History of a Company from Anthony to Ansco to GAF, edited by Robert G. Duncan. 1st ed. Plantation, Fla.: Pine Ridge Publishing Company Company, 1982. p. 116 (top).



See Marder, p. 116 for an extensive discussion of the image and Anthony's letter about it sent to the British press on August 29, 1859
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