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    New York City scenes (40,000+) vintage acetate camera negatives by Percy Loomis Sperr. (1930s-1940s) A monumental collection of vintage (40,000+) acetate approx. 3.5 x 5.75 in. camera negatives of New York City architecture, street life, and landmarks by photographer Percy Loomis Sperr. Sperr was nicknamed by New Yorkers as, "The official photographer of New York" for his tenacity and constant presence shooting photos in and around the city every day. Featuring extensive coverage of Manhattan, Queens, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Staten Island and ships in New York Harbor. Including images of the "Freak Show" and concession stands at Coney Island along Surf Ave., the Fulton Fish Market, Depression-era "Hoovervilles", Saint Luke's Church, urban cityscapes, images of the harbor, Hudson River, Times Square and much more. Also included are images of the 1939 World's Fair in Flushing Meadows with views of the legendary Trylon spire and Perisphere globe, a parade, the Lagoon of Nations, Holland Village, the National Cash Register pavilion, the Gay New Orleans exhibition. Special shipping arrangements will apply.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2015
    29th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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    Sold on Sep 30, 2015 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
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