Man in Car Flirting with Woman

Photographic print of man and woman embracing through an open car window

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2 images
Photograph by
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 8 15/16 × 11 3/8 in. (22.7 × 28.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 1/4 × 13 15/16 in. (26 × 35.4 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Place depicted
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1955
Description
A black and white photograph depicting a man leaning out of an open window of a 1952 Lincoln Capri; in his proper right hand is a lit cigarette. A woman stands next to the car and leans her proper right arm on the closed car door. The man leans his chin on the arm of the woman and smiles at her; his proper left hand is wrapped around her waist. The woman rests her proper left hand on his; both wear wedding bands. The back of the photograph is blank.
Topic
Photography
Social life and customs
Transportation
Urban life
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
2014.302.61
Restrictions & Rights
© Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive

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