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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Display Featuring the Perfume "White Lilac" by Mary Chess

Photographic Material

Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Cris Alexander (subject)
Dan Arje (compiler)



Work Type

photographic prints


8 in (width) x 10 in (height)


Bonwit Teller window display featuring the perfume "White Lilac" by Mary Chess. The display features perfume bottles, flowers, a ceramic grinder, and a background photograph of a model, who has been identified as photographer and actor Cris Alexander. A note at the top of the photograph reads "2-White Lilac-Mary Chess-5 Ave-June 27-July 11 1950."


Fifth Avenue/June 27- July 11 1950/6279E/Virginia Roehl/Bonwit Teller

Subject Headings

Department stores [info:lc/authorities/subjects/sh85037015]
Show windows [info:lc/authorities/subjects/sh85122112]


binder 1




Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Display Featuring the Perfume "White Lilac" by Mary Chess. 1950. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 22 Jan 2019.

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