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G. Fox & Co. Interiors
about 1935
Photographer:Photographed by Unknown
Photography; gelatin silver prints on paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 7 3/8 x 9 3/8in. (18.7 x 23.8cm) Sheet (height x width): 8 x 10in. (20.3 x 25.4cm) Mount (height x width): 8 3/16 x 10 1/2in. (20.8 x 26.7cm)
Credit Line: The Newman S. Hungerford Museum Fund
Description: Four art deco department store interiors include one view each of the French Room Millinery Salon and the Men's Shoe Department, and two views of the Domestics Department. All four photographs include electric light fixtures, patterned carpets, and paneled walls and vitrines. Hats and hatboxes are on display in the millinery salon. Shoes and socks are on display in the men's shoe department, which also includes wooden chairs and stools, a mirror, posters, and an ashtray. Towels, tablecloths, napkins, and bolts of fabric are on display in the domestics department. A clock hangs from the ceiling.
Inscription: On recto, bottom margin of each photograph, typed in black ink: 2005.97.1: "G. FOX & CO. 5th FLOOR - FRENCH ROOM / MILLINERY SALON" 2005.97.2: "G. FOX & CO. 2nd FLOOR - MEN'S SHOE DEPT." 2005.97.3: "G. FOX & CO. 2nd FLOOR - DOMESTICS" 2005.97.4: "G. FOX & CO. 2nd FLOOR - DOMESTIC"; in right margin, in pencil: "DAYO & Walnut" On verso of each photograph, lower right edge: accession number On verso of each mount, lower right: accession number
Object Number: 2005.97.1-.4
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