Washington Square Book Shop, 17 West 8 Street

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Title

Washington Square Book Shop, 17 West 8 Street

Subject

Greenwich Village (New York, N.Y.)
Stores & shops
Bookselling--New York (State)--New York
Greenwich Village (New York, N.Y.)--Intellectual life.
Greenwich Village (New York, N.Y.)--Intellectual life--20th century.
Beals, Jessie Tarbox, 1870-1942

Description

Photograph of Washington Square Book Shop.  The shop, originally located at 135 MacDougal Street, was a source for radical literature and local gossip.  Shown is the shop after it had relocated to West 8th Street.  Leaning at the fireplace is owner Egmont Arens.  A higher resolution image can be found here.

Creator

Beals, Jessie Tarbox

Date

1918 c.

Contributor

Gordon, Bonnie

Rights

Reproduced with permission from the Museum of the City of New York.

Format

jpeg

Type

Still Image

Coverage

1910s
1920s
West 8th Street

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

gelatin silver printer
photograph

Physical Dimensions

10 x 8 inches

Files

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Citation

Beals, Jessie Tarbox, “Washington Square Book Shop, 17 West 8 Street,” Greenwich Village History, accessed August 28, 2016, http://gvh.aphdigital.org/items/show/1248.

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