“Night in New York” on a darkened street

This shadowy and mysterious Martin Lewis etching from 1932 presents a lone young woman dressed for a night on the town.

Is she on her way to a date or a party—or is she coming back alone, mourning another evening that didn’t quite pan out as she’d hoped?

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3 Responses to ““Night in New York” on a darkened street”

  1. Tom Ward Says:

    Obviously can’t believe what she’s seen through the window!Hurry,walk faster>

  2. Rich T Says:

    Almost looks like an Edward Gorey picture to me.

  3. Lisa Says:

    The city is a woman. A sultry, fickle goddess of steel and mortar. A crumbling Venus coarsely veiled in a cloak of steel sinewed seduction, forever casting an icy shadow over all who dare cling too tightly to her bosom. Not your ordinary whistle-bait.

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