Bootblacks, New York City, 1890s

Bootblacks, New York City, 1890s

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Credit: MIRIAM AND IRA D. WALLACH DIVISION OF ART, PRINTS AND PHOTOGRAPHS/NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY/ SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Bootblacks, New York City, 1890s. 19th-century gelatin silver print of bootblacks (boot polishers) on the streets of New York City, USA. Photograph published in 'Street Views of New York City' (1896) by US photographer Alice Austen (1866-1952). Austin produced around 8000 photographs from the 1880s to the 1920s.

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