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A short and amazing footage captured the "parade of fashion" New York City's Fifth Avenue in 1897

"The famous parade ground of Metropolitan fashion. Exquisitely gowned women, club men, actresses, millionaires pass by on their afternoon stroll." - from the Edison Catalog.Director: James H. White This brief, simple footage has several points that are of some interest, both in terms of content and in terms of technique. The subject matter is fairly simple, showing a couple of shots along New York City's Fifth Avenue where the 'parade of fashion' could be seen, with all the wealthy pedestrians going by.
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