Easter Sunday, Harlem

Image for Easter Sunday, Harlem
Created by
Cartier-Bresson, Henri, French, 1908 - 2004
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Man or Men
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 14 1/8 × 9 7/16 in. (35.9 × 24 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 15 15/16 × 11 7/8 in. (40.5 × 30.2 cm)
H x W (Mat OD): 22 3/4 x 17 1/2 in. (57.8 x 44.5 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Harlem, New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
An African American woman in a hat and scarf looks right. Behind her, a man smiles and looks at the camera. In the background, the bay window of a house. A label from Shapiro Gallery on the back of the mat identifies the image as "Easter Sunday, Harlem."
African American
United States--Social life and customs
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Azalea Software, Inc.
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
© 1947 Henri Cartier-Bresson. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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