Bootblacks

Image for Bootblacks
Photograph by
Siskind, Aaron, American, 1903 - 1991
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Portfolio/Series
Harlem Document
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Date
ca. 1937-1940
Description
Black and white gelatin silver photographic print of an elevated view of street sidewalk pedestrians with shoe-polish and "hot peanut" vendors near 8th Ave Subway station.
Topic
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Howard and Ellen Greenberg
Object number
2011.165.31
Restrictions & Rights
© Courtesy The Aaron Siskind Foundation. Permission required for use.

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