Barber Shop • Charleston, SC

Photograph by
Freed, Leonard, American, 1929 - 2006
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Printed by
Steinmetz Studio, French
Date
1963; printed 1998
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 12 13/16 x 19 1/16 in. (32.5 x 48.4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 26 in. (50.8 x 66 cm)
Description
A photograph of barbers and customers in a barbershop in Charleston, South Carolina, by photographer Leonard Freed. The photo looks down between two rows of barber chairs and depicts several young barbers standing at their chairs. Most of the barbers are men but to the right of the center of the photo stands a young woman in a barber jacket. The date and place the photo was taken are inscribed on the back along with the photographer's stamp.
Place captured
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
American South
Barbershops
Business
Hair
Men
Photography
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2009.10.10
Restrictions & Rights
© Leonard Freed / Magnum Photos
GUID
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