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Easter in New York: 1904

Easter in New York: 1904

New York, 1904. "A flower vender's Easter display, Union Square." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

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Free plant fertilizer right on the street.

The Little Tramp

That fellow in front of the big tree with his back to the camera needs only a cane to be Charlie Chaplin.

The Infamous Decker Building

Just to the right of the large tree is the Decker Building at 33 Union Square, designed by the radical socialist-anarchist-architect John H. Edelmann. Edelmann's anarchist beliefs got him kicked out of the Socialist Labor Party and he later died during a New York heat wave in 1900.

In the 1960s it was home to Andy Warhol’s Factory, the studio where he was shot three times by an angry female associate.

I love black and white photos but —

Wouldn't this be glorious in color?

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