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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Ensemble by B.H. Wragge and Collection of Travel Maps Covering Wall [Merchandise Display Copy]

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
B.H. Wragge (abridger)
Dan Arje (compiler)

Date

December 1956

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring a women's ensemble by B.H. Wragge with maps plastered on the background wall. The maps are stuck to the wall in different ways, with some of the paper lifting off the wall. The mannequin is wearing a shirt with a skirt, belt, heeled shoes accessories and is posed gesturing towards the maps while holding gloves and an umbrella. Includes stereoscopic slides.

Inscription

M15/ Bonwit Teller - 5th Ave Window/ December Issue 1956/ One in series. Wooden lattice standing to ceiling covered with varied collection of travel maps. Trough lights in front of blue, painted back wall concealed by the maps. Painted comp floor stimulates boardwalk platform of country railroad station. Multi-colored confetti on floor. Blue, pink, white ceiling lights; red, chartreuse side lights. "Around the world in B.H. Wragge clothes"/ Merchandise Display News/ J.M. Biow company Inc,/ 475 Fifth Ave., New York 17, N.Y./ U.S. Patent No . 2360099

Location

binder 5

Identifier

KA0001_000373

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Ensemble by B.H. Wragge and Collection of Travel Maps Covering Wall [Merchandise Display Copy]. December 1956. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 15 Jul 2019.

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