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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • STOCKHOLM TRAVEL, 1936

Gottscho-Schleisner

Brighton Beach Bonbons: 1952

Brighton Beach Bonbons: 1952

March 10, 1952. "Barton's Bonbonniere, Brighton Beach Avenue, Brooklyn." Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Levittown: 1958

Levittown: 1958

Aug. 28, 1958. "Levittown houses. Mrs. Robert Berman, residence at 3626 Regent Lane." Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Executive Patio: 1953

Executive Patio: 1953

October 12, 1953. "Becton Dickinson & Co., East Rutherford, New Jersey. Interior from entrance to rear reception room. Fellheimer & Wagner, architect." Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

The Glass Wall: 1954

The Glass Wall: 1954

March 26, 1954. "Becton Dickinson & Co., Rutherford, New Jersey. Glass wall." Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Fantasy Island: 1932

Fantasy Island: 1932

April 4, 1932. "New York city views. Lower Manhattan from foot of Brooklyn Bridge." Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Lever House: 1952

Lever House: 1952

March 25, 1952. "Lever House, 53rd Street and Park Avenue. Gordon Bunshaft, architect." 5x7 inch acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Desk Set: 1955

Desk Set: 1955

January 25, 1955. "Becton Dickinson Inc., Rutherford, New Jersey. Entrance toward double secretarial desk. Fellheimer & Wagner, client." Welcome to the cubist man-trap known as Executive Reception, where Miss Stellwagon presides over the Secretarial Lair. Please have a seat and we'll be right with you. 4x5 inch acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 
 
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