Building with clothesline - Boston, Mass. - 1969

Image for Building with clothesline - Boston, Mass. - 1969
Photograph by
Robert Houston, American, born 1935
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 2743pixels × 4190pixels
Type
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place depicted
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1969
Description
This image depicts the corner of two adjacent brick buildings with a line of laundry strung between them. The building on the right shows windows that appear to lead to apartments. The building on the left shows broken windows with jagged remnants of glass attached to the frames. There is a metal fire escape in the corner of the juncture of the two buildings.
Topic
African American
Communities
Domestic life
Photography
Urban life
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Greta Houston
Object number
2014.116.9
Restrictions & Rights
© Robert Houston
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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