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Photo of the Week: The Changing City

I recently visited my brother in Paris, and in preparation for this trip, I went to see an exhibit of historical photographs at the Metropolitan Museum – Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris. Beginning in the mid-19th century, a city planner … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Portraits with Dogs

Within the genre of portraiture there is a sub-genre of portraits of people posing with their dogs. The Brooklyn Historical Society happens to have an impressive body of images representing this specialty. I notice that small dogs seem especially popular … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Brooklyn Women

This week’s photo of the week is in honor of Women’s History Month (also known as March, if you are not in the loop). While a wonderful idea, when I sat down to write about women, I was at a … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: The Rooftops of Brooklyn

What do you see from your rooftop? Chances are, if you have lived in Brooklyn at any point in the last century, you have spent at least some time on the roof of your building. I have many fond memories … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: The Streets of Brooklyn Heights

I was initially attracted to this photograph, taken somewhere in the neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights circa 1890, because it is aesthetically pleasing and because I have a soft spot for bowler hats. While I am not certain of the street … Continue reading

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