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Title Colonnade
Photographer Margaret Thompson Brown
Catalog Number 2015.01.05.l
Description Colonnade. 1945.
B&W print photo, 2½"x4½", showing the Colonnade across Bestor Plaza. The Colonnade housed a grocery store and gift shop on the bottom floor and the Wagner Photo Studio on the top floor. The center, bottom floor housed the international news teletype which brought the news of the Atomic Bomb being dropped on Japan and Russia entering World War II against Japan in 1945. The photograph was taken by Margaret "Peggy" Thompson Brown during one of her many visits to Chautauqua.
Collection Chautauqua Institution Photographic Collection
Search Terms Brown, Margaret Thompson
Colonnade
Bestor Plaza
Benches
Wagner Photo Studio
Object Name Print, Photographic (b&w)
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Print size 2½"x4½"
Place Chautauqua Institution
Studio Unknown
Copyright Public Domain
Date 1945