London Street Photography

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Photograph: Roger Mayne/Museum of London
Roger Mayne (b.1929), Boys playing football in Brindley Road, Paddington, 1959
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Photograph: Museum of London
John Thomson (1837–1921), Hookey Alf’ of Whitechapel, c.1877
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Photograph: Matt Stuart/Museum of London
Matt Stuart (b.1974), Trafalgar Square, 2006
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Photograph: Cara Spencer/Museum of London
Terry Spencer (1918–2009), On the steps of Eros, Piccadilly Circus, 1969
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Photograph: Museum of London
George Davison Reid (1871–1933), Entrance to Blackfriars Station, Queen Victoria Street, c. 1930
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Photograph: Henry Grant Collection/Museum of London
Henry Grant (1907–2004), Street playground, April 1967
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Photograph: Museum of the City of New York
Jacob A. Riis, Bandit's Roost, 59 1/2 Mulberry Street, c. 1888.
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Photograph: Museum of the City of New York
Berenice Abbott, Tempo of the City #1, 1938.
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Photograph: Museum of the City of New York
John Albok, Boy reading comics in front of newspaper store, west side of Madison Avenue between 96th and 97th Streets.
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Photograph: Museum of the City of New York
Orville Robertson, Broadway near Spring Street, 1989.
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Photograph: Museum of the City of New York
Vincent Cianni, Jump, South 1st Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 1995.
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Photograph: Peter Hujar Archive/Matthew Marks Gallery NYC
Peter Hujar, DOA Halloween, 1979.
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Photograph: Museum of the City of New York
Paul Strand, Wall Street, 1915.

Follow London’s transition from Victorian city to modern metropolis through more than 130 images by 50 photographers. To coincide with the exhibit, MCNY also hosts the smaller “City Scenes: Highlights of New York Street Photography,” showcasing 40 shots by shutterbugs such as Jacob Riis, Robert Frank and Nan Goldin.

Event phone: 212-534-1672
Event website: http://mcny.org
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