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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Italian Knit Jacket and Lambetta Motor Scooter

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
Lambretta (inventor)
Dan Arje (compiler)

Date

January 22 1957

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring women's Italian knitwear, and a Lambretta motor scooter. The mannequin is standing beside the scooter wearing a knit jacket, dress with a pleated skirt, gloves, hat, jewelry, and heeled shoes. The second mannequin stands beside the first dressed as a motor vehicle technician, wearing a jumpsuit and wind goggles. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "Zooming in from Italy.. Bonwit's exciting new Italian knits... Sports Floor the Fifth... Zooming in from Italy... The news making Lambretta... Courtesy of the Innocenti Corp. Lambretta Division."

Inscription

Fifth Avenue/ January 22 1957, 1927A Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller

Location

binder 5

Identifier

KA0001_000415

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Italian Knit Jacket and Lambetta Motor Scooter. January 22 1957. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 21 Jul 2019.

Use Restrictions

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