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Moser, Lida (1920-2014)



  • Existence: 1920 - 2014

Biographical History

Lida Moser (1920-2014) was a prominent American photographer of the 20th Century. Born on August 17, 1920 in New York City, Moser began her photography career in 1947 as Bernice Abbott's assistant. Moser was a member of the Photo League- a cooperative whose members included many of the most notable photographers of the mid-twentieth century. Her work was published by major outlets including Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Look, Esquire, and the New York Times. Moser authored several books on photography. Lida Moser died on August 12, 2014.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Lida Moser Photograph Collection

Identifier: M2012.001
Scope and Contents

Collection contains photographs taken by Lida Moser of her friends, artist John Koch and pianist Dora Zaslavsky Koch, at their New York City apartment between 1954 and 1974. The collection also includes a small group of photocopied material about Moser and Koch. This material is largely assorted newspaper articles and gallery exhibition announcements from 1960-2009.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1954 - 2009