The seedier side of Broadway by a 1930s painter — Ephemeral New York

Cigarette ads, a burlesque house, a struggling theater, a flea circus and freak show (likely Hubert’s Museum): If you visited 42nd Street on the west side of Broadway at Times Square in 1932, this is what you’d find. “42nd Street West of Broadway” was painted that year by Edmund Yaghjian, an Armenian immigrant who depicted […]

The seedier side of Broadway by a 1930s painter — Ephemeral New York

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