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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Patent Leather Spring Shoe Collection [Merchandise Display Copy]

Photographic Material

Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Dan Arje (compiler)


February 1954

Work Type

photographic prints


8 in (width) x 10 in (height)


A Bonwit Teller spring window display featuring patent leather shoes from their exclusive collection. The display features glass cylinders with black theatrical gauze bursting out of them like flames. Different heeled shoes from the collection are arranged around the window, balanced in the glass cylinders. Includes stereoscopic slide.


Bonwit Teller/ 56th St. Window/ Corner window. Diamond dust sprinkled on black theatrical gauze protruding with flame-like effect from plastic cylinders standing on white floor. Blue, pink lights. Copy: "Bonwit's Black Flash - fashion patents for Spring."/ B6/ 1954/ February Issue/ Merchandise Display News/ The J. M. Biow Company/ 475 Fifth Ave., New York 17, N. Y./ U. S. Patent No. 2,360,099


box 1, folder 14



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