Apr 18, 2019 - Sale 2506

Sale 2506 - Lot 289

Price Realized: $ 2,375
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,400 - $ 1,800
Suite of 48 photographs depicting storefronts and interiors of liquor supplying businesses in Upstate New York.
With some images showing buildings before and after the opening of a new "watering-hole;" graphic storefronts complete with neon signage and the foil lettering of their approved liquor license number; saloon interiors with counter seating and swiveling stools; and the well-stocked shelves of nu
merous liquor stores and groceries. Silver prints, the images measuring 6 1/2x8 1/2 inches (16.5x21.6 cm.), each with various hand stamps, including some with a dated State Liquor Authority stamp, and many with identifying location notations, in pencil or ink, on verso. 1930s-50s

Additional Details

Apparently a survey compiled by the New York State Liquor authority in order to process Liquor License applications and record current suppliers.