Physical Details: Photographic print : 1 item : b&w ; 15 x 09 cm.
Creator: Charles Green Shaw (1892-1974), photographer
Description: Handwritten note on verso reads: Sailor's drug store; a few steps from the water front, on the corner of Christopher and Washington Streets stands McAvoy's drug store. Miss McAvoy, the proprietor, is a white haired lady who has managed it since the beginning of the century and is a great favorite among the sea-faring men who have patronized McA's since its origin. Miss M. fills prescriptions, sells tobacco, and is the local public stenographer. She also features a counter where the children of the district wait on themselves.
Forms part of: Charles Green Shaw papers, 1686, 1833-1979, bulk, 1909-1974
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: McAvoy's drug store in New York City, 194-? / Charles Green Shaw, photographer. Charles Green Shaw papers, 1686, 1833-1979, bulk, 1909-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 13110
- New York, N.Y.