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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Dresses by Lanz and Sculpture by Jeanne Owens

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
Lanz (designer)
Jeanne Owens (artist)
Dan Arje (compiler)

Date

January 29 1957

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring dresses by Lanz. Both mannequins are wearing dresses, hats, heeled shoes, jewelry, and gloves. The mannequin on the left hand side of the display is holding an umbrella. They are posed as if they are in conversation with each other. Between the two mannequins is a portrait bust made by Jeanne Kelly entitled "Scott Kelly". The bust is placed on an elevated column platform.  A banner at the bottom of the display reads "Bonwit's Young American Clothes by Lanz... See the great Spring collection on our Young Seventh Floor... Bonwit's Annual Young American Artist's Window Exhibit... Scott Kelly by Jeanne Owens... talented artist who has worked with us on window displays."

Inscription

Fifth Avenue/ January 29 1957, 1971A Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller

Location

binder 5

Identifier

KA0001_000421

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Lanz; Jeanne Owens; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Dresses by Lanz and Sculpture by Jeanne Owens. January 29 1957. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 22 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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