Barbershop

Image for Barbershop
Created by
McNeill, Robert H., American, 1917 - 2005
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W x D (image): 16 × 20 in. (40.6 × 50.8 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
North Patrick and Pendleton Street, Alexandria, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1945
Description
A black and white photograph of a barbershop on North Patrick and Pendleton Street in Alexandria, Virginia. The photograph features three barbers working on clients in the shop. Other clients wait in the background.
Topic
African American
Barbershops
Beauty salons (Beauty shops)
Communities
Hair
Men
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Graham Holdings Company, © Robert H. McNeill
Object number
2014.276.2.2
Restrictions & Rights
© Robert H. McNeill. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Robert McNeill Photographs
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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