5 October 1999
Patchin Place, Manhattan
Gelatin silver print. 1936. Numbered 79 in the negative; Federal Arts Project "Changing New York" stamp with title and date in pencil on the verso.
7.5/8 x 9.5/8in. (19.4 x 24.4cm.)
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See: Yochelson, Berenice Abbott: Changing New York, chap. 4, pl. 31.
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