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Sonatas V-12 (andante) The Pieces of the Past Fall Away

The “Fourth” as these stores were known to us.
(144th Street was its name, treats were the game.)
Drugs, dime store, delicatessen, cleaners.
Just spaces, where now stores have died.

10911-1 scanThis photo was taken in April of 2017 with a Minolta X-570 35 mm SLR equipped with a 50-135 mm f/3.5 Minolta MD lens on Ilford FP4+ film. The negative was enlarged optically with a Beseler 23CIIXL enlarger and a 50 mm f/2.8 Schneider Componon-S lens on Ilford Multigrade FB Classic Double Weight Fiber Base silver gelatin photo paper. Processing was done archivally using Kodak chemistry, with a final toning with Kodak Rapid Selenium Toner, treated with hypo clearing agent, and washed in an archival washer.

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