Photographic print of a man holding money at a shop counter

Photograph by
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Date
ca. 1959
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 6 1/2 × 8 1/2 in. (16.5 × 21.6 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 8 × 10 in. (20.3 × 25.4 cm)
Description
A black and white photograph of an unidentified man standing at the cashier's counter of a store. The man holds a twenty dollar bill and another unidentified bill in his hand. Behind the counter is another unidentified man who faces him. Beneath and on top of the counter are shelves of candy and magazines including Ebony. To the right of the photograph is a food counter. The back of the photograph has barcoded sticker with the photo numbers, a credit, and caption.
Place depicted
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Business
Communities
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Charles A. Harris and Beatrice Harris in memory of Charles "Teenie" Harris
Object number
2014.302.27
Restrictions & Rights
© Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cac27617-48e1-4452-8a7c-d3ec5d2043ec
2 image(s)