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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • VINTAGE RIO TRAVEL, c 1950s

Gottscho-Schleisner

Open Office: 1955

Open Office: 1955

January 25, 1955. "Becton Dickinson, Rutherford, New Jersey. Mr. Becton's office. Fellheimer & Wagner, client." Gottscho-Schleisner photo. View full size.

 

Office Casual: 1953

Office Casual: 1953

Oct. 12, 1953. "Becton Dickinson, East Rutherford, New Jersey. Reception room to entrance. Fellheimer & Wagner, architect." All this patio needs now is a charcoal grill. Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

The After Hours: 1947

The After Hours: 1947

Jan. 27, 1947. "Kartch's, business on Main Street, Paterson, New Jersey. Looking to entrance from cashier's desk." We're looking for a thimble. A golden thimble. For our mother. Large-format negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Executive Suite: 1955

Executive Suite: 1955

January 25, 1955. "Becton Dickinson Co., Rutherford, New Jersey. Mr. Becton's office. Fellheimer & Wagner, client." Anyone got a match? Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Becton Dickinson: 1954

Becton Dickinson: 1954

March 23, 1954. "Becton Dickinson Co., Rutherford, New Jersey. Office." Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Modern Master: 1941

Modern Master: 1941

March 31, 1941. "Robert Glassford, residence in Hobe Sound, Florida. Master bedroom. Alice Morgan Carson, architect." If not quite the House of Tomorrow, at least the Bedroom of Next Wednesday. 5x7 acetate negative. View full size.

 

The House That Wax Built: 1939

The House That Wax Built: 1939

October 2, 1939. "Wingspread, Herbert F. Johnson Jr. residence in Racine, Wisconsin. Frank Lloyd Wright, architect. Angle view of terrace." The centerfold in this month's Progressive Patio. Gottscho-Schleisner photo. View full size.

 
 
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