[Seventh Avenue Looking South from Thirty-fifth Street, New York]

Berenice Abbott American

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 852

Abbott made this overhead view of skyscrapers in the garment district from atop the forty-six-story Nelson Tower on Seventh Avenue. The roof of the original Pennsylvania Station, demolished in 1962, can be seen in the lower right corner.

[Seventh Avenue Looking South from Thirty-fifth Street, New York], Berenice Abbott (American, Springfield, Ohio 1898–1991 Monson, Maine), Gelatin silver print

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