Pencil sketches from Wechsler and Abraham's

Pencil sketches from Wechsler and Abraham's
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Title: Pencil sketches from Wechsler and Abraham's

Pencil sketch, circa 1890, of crowd milling about entrance to Abraham & Straus department store on Fulton Street; ladies with parasols, horse-drawn carriages, etc. Caption on verso: "Carriage trade was really carriage trade in the period when this sketch was made, showing the crowds outside of Abraham & Straus."

Date: 1940
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn Heights (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: Title from recto.
On verso: date inscribed: Feb. 1/40.
Collection: Department Stores
Subject: Abraham & Straus.
Department stores
Horse-drawn vehicles
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Drawings.
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 0028