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Alice Austen 1896 Street Types of New York

Alice Austen photograph

This fabulous NYT Blog piece by David Gonzalez includes a nice photo gallery. Alice Austen published Street Types of New York in 1896, but critics claim it was a departure from her unpublished work.

“There is something a little tongue in cheek about those photographs,” Mr. Moakley said. “There is one picture of women in their underwear, with their hair down, smoking in a church rectory. It’s literally a photo of everything a Victorian woman shouldn’t be doing, all at once.”

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