Mr. Moore's Bar-b-que, 125th Street

  • Image for Mr. Moore's Bar-b-que, 125th Street
  • Image for Mr. Moore's Bar-b-que, 125th Street
2 images
Photograph by
Bey, Dawoud, American, born 1953
Printed by
Black Point Editions, American, founded 2004
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
gelatin and carbon black on rag paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 6 5/16 x 9 1/2 in. (16 x 24.1 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
Type
carbon prints
portraits
Portfolio/Series
Harlem, USA
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Place depicted
Harlem, New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1976; printed 2005
Description
This image depicts three people at a lunch counter. Behind the counter is a man in an apron, turned three quarters towards the camera. He stands with his right hand on the counter and his face towards the camera. Further behind the counter is another man, wearing an apron and sunglasses. In the foreground is a woman sitting with her back to the camera. Wearing a white coat and hat, she holds a cigarette in her left hand and faces the men across the counter.
Topic
Business
Communities
Cooking and dining
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.197.7
Restrictions & Rights
© Dawoud Bey

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