Posts Tagged ‘New York at Christmastime’

Christmas shopping on Fifth Avenue, 1896

December 21, 2012

Substitute puffy parkas for fur coats and town cars and taxis for carriages, and not much has changed in 116 years on Fifth Avenue in December.

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I’m not sure where painter Alice Barber Stephens set this painting, titled “Christmas on Fifth Avenue.” Can anyone take a stab at the cross street?


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