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Jan Wolff Collection of New York City Photographic Postcards, ca. 1927-1930

Publisher:
Jonas (L.) & Co., Inc. (Woolworth Bldg., New York City)
Photographer:
Underhill, Irving
Frange, William
Donor:
Wolff, Jan
Photographers:
Fairchild Aerial Surveys
Brown Bros
Rotary Photo
Subject:
Woolworth Building New York (N.Y.)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper, 3-5/8" x 5-1/2"
0.01 cu. ft. : 53 items
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Photographic postcards
Picture postcards
Postcards
Date:
1927
1930
ca 1927-1930
1920-1930
Summary:
Photographs of New York City buildings and landmarks, including aerial views; some appear to have been made from copy negatives. Many by Rotary Photo; others by Brown Bros., Irving Underhill, William Frange, and Fairchild Aerial Surveys. Most cards published by L. Jonas & Co., Woolworth Bldg., New York, N.Y. One card contains a message, stamp, and postmark; all other cards are unused. The mailed card was sent to Dr. Rudolf Wolff in Germany; it bears the imprint of Franco-American Novelty Co., New York, but looks identical to the Jonas cards; message dated 16 Jan. 1930. All printed in Germany and England.
Cite as:
Jan Wolff Collection of New York City Photographic Postcards, ca. 1928-1930, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Gothic revival (Architecture)
Local number:
2009.3066 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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