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Photographer Elliott Erwitt publishes forgotten Pittsburgh photos

Photographer Elliott Erwitt publishes forgotten Pittsburgh photos

By John Hamilton / Editor-in-Chief

August 21, 2017


Filed under Culture

Elliott Erwitt left his rented room at the downtown Pittsburgh YMCA in the fall of 1950, cameras in hand. The 22-year-old photographer walked up either Forbes or Fifth Avenue, documenting the people and places of the transitioning city along the way, before arriving at the Pittsburgh Photographic Lib...

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