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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

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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