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Bicycle on 34th Street

Bicycle on 34th Street

New York circa 1948. "Department stores. R.H. Macy & Co., street entrance and window displays." 4x5 acetate negative by John M. Fox. View full size.

 

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First motion picture shown here!

On April 23, 1896, a gentleman named Thomas Edison showed the first ever motion picture on this site! I read the plaque!

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Spring Season

Judging by the window displays and clothing worn by the pedestrians it appears to be Spring time. One fast walking gentlemen in shirt sleeves is impervious to the chill in the air.

Funny

Bicycle on 34th Street. It didn't even take a second to sink in.

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