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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Ensembles and Handprints on the Window Glass [Merchandise Display Copy]

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

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

Date

July 1957

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring women's dresses. Both mannequins wear checkered dresses with belts, gloves, heeled shoes and hair accessories. The window display also includes white hand prints smeared on the inside of the glass in order to generate interest in the contents of the window.

Inscription

G41/ Bonwit Teller - 56th St. Window/ July Issue 1957/ Attention getting gimmick of using white paint smeared hands to make prints on inside of window is used in entire series to give interest to simple merchandise windows. Different pattern of hand-prints used in each window. Blue background, white, blue and pink lights. "Bonwiteens rapid transits... wisk through summer into fall."/ Merchandise Display News/ The J. M. Biow Company/ 475 Fifth ave., New York 17, N. Y./ U.S. Patent No. 2,360,099

Location

box 1, folder 14

Identifier

KA0001_000458

Citation

Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Ensembles and Handprints on the Window Glass [Merchandise Display Copy]. July 1957. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 19 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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