Blue ribbon hobby

Blue ribbon hobby
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Title: Blue ribbon hobby

Two men in suits, presumably in offices of Abraham & Straus flagship on Fulton Street, standing in front of walls hung with paintings, one of them a self-portrait of the man at right.. Caption: "BLUE RIBBON HOBBY: Kenneth C. Richmond, vice president and treasuer of A&S, congratulates Charles Marino of the store's photo reflex studio on his winning of the 'Best in Class' blue ribbon and $15 award for his self-portrait in oils in the A&S seventh annual hobby show."

Date: 1951
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn Heights (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Jun. 29, 1951; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Department Stores
Subject: Abraham & Straus.
Department stores
Department stores
Award winners
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Rights: Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information or to obtain a photographic reproduction of this image, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library.
ID: DEPT 0007