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Après Snow: 1899

Après Snow: 1899

1899. "Blizzard '99 -- On the streets after a New York blizzard." 8x10 glass negative by Byron. Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

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All of that snow

is probably one of the reasons that Eduardo Hidalgo Gato moved his cigar factory to Key West.

Not interested

The lady appears to be a busy New Yorker, who is not interested in discussing the weather with the men. She has places to go.

From the front

Berthe Morisot with a Bouquet of Violets (1872), by Edouard Manet.

Impressionism

The composition reminds me of any number of Impressionist street scene paintings from the same era, right down to the lady clutching her skirt to keep the hem up off the street. Jean BĂ©raud perhaps?

You're looking the wrong way.

The view is walking behind you.

Sixth Avenue El

It looks like the Sixth Avenue El looking south on Broadway at Herald Square.

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