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'Alfred Stieglitz New York'

A new exhibition of iconic images by Alfred Stieglitz offers a view of New York City at the turn of the 20th century through the eyes of one of the world's most celebrated photographers.

This photo, titled "From the Back-Window, 291," is one of a collection from the "Alfred Stieglitz New York" exhibit, which opens Sept. 15 and continues through Jan. 10, 2011. Alfred Stieglitz / Seaport Museuam via AP
The Seaport Museum New York is hosting "Alfred Stieglitz New York," an exhibition of 39 vintage photographs, including "The Terminal," pictured. Alfred Stieglitz / Seaport Museuam via AP
"The Ferry Boat" and other Alfred Stieglitz photographs are being shown together for the first time since 1932, when they were presented by the photographer himself. Alfred Stieglitz / Seaport Museuam via AP
Seaport Museum's "Alfred Stieglitz New York" is assembled from the collections of several major U.S. museums and individual collections, and includes "The Flatiron," an well-known print of the Flatiron building near Madison Square Park. Alfred Stieglitz / Seaport Museuam via AP
Stieglitz, who died in 1946, was one of the world's most celebrated photographers. "Alfred Stieglitz New York," including the photograph "Old and New New York," covers the periods from 1893 to 1916 and 1930 to 1935. Alfred Stieglitz / Seaport Museuam via AP
Stieglitz founded the Photo-Secession group to promote photography as an art form. The "Alfred Stieglitz New York" exhibit includes "Spring Showers -- The Street-Cleaner," pictured. Alfred Stieglitz / Seaport Museuam via AP
A collection of photographs taken by the iconic Alfred Stieglitz, including "Water Tower and Radio City, New York," pictured, will run until Jan. 19, 2011 at the Seaport Museum in New York. Aside from being a celebrated photographer, Stieglitz was also the married to Georgia O'Keeffe -- his second wife. Alfred Stieglitz / Seaport Museuam via AP