The carriage trade

The carriage trade
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Title: The carriage trade

Man and woman (she with parasol and period costume) sitting in open carriage; liveried coachman partially visible at right; two female pedestrians on far left. Caption: "THE CARRIAGE TRADE: Mrs. Howard E. Nieman, one of the oldest charge customers, and R. E. Blum, vice president, arrive in style at the opening of the new building at Abraham & Straus on Livingston St."

Date: 1947
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. 26, 1947; "Eagle staff photo."
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Department Stores
Subject: Abraham & Straus.
Horse-drawn vehicles
Department stores
Department stores
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 0051