Item #18217 Harlem, NYC in 1911 -Silver Gelatin Photo. Harlem African American.
Harlem, NYC in 1911 -Silver Gelatin Photo

Harlem, NYC in 1911 -Silver Gelatin Photo

Original Photo

SIlver gelatin press photo of Lexington Avenue in Harlem, NYC. 1911. Measures 9.5 x 7.5 inches. Image shows row of brownstones with iron fences, a trolley blurred as it makes its way down the street, cracked city sidewalk and small figures visible in the distance. Verso stamped with "Public Service Commission" and press caption naming location. Harlem became a haven for African Americans during the real estate crash of 1904. It would go on to become the site of the Harlem Renaissance and capital of African American culture for the remainder of the 20th century. 2 holes punched on edge where photo was in binder, do not affect image. Light sunning but overall very good condition.

Item #18217

Price: $200.00