Photographic print of Crystal Barber Shop and Billiard Parlor

Photograph by
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Harris, William A., American, 1896 - 1967
Date
ca. 1950-1960
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 8 3/4 × 11 9/16 in. (22.2 × 29.4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 13 15/16 in. (27.9 × 35.4 cm)
Description
A black and white photograph of Crystal Barber Shop and Billiard Parlor owned by William "Woogie" Harris. The photograph features the building with two neon signs that read: [Crystal Barber Shop] / Manicuring] and [Crystal Billiard Parlor / Shoe Shine]. To the left of the shop are additional buildings. Two unidentified men stand in the doorway of the shop. Other unidentified people walk on the street in front of the business. The bottom right corner of the photograph has a handwritten inscription in blue ink: [515]. The back of the photograph is blank.
Place depicted
1400 Wylie Avnue, Hill District, 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
2014.302.65
Restrictions & Rights
© Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d3eb6350-3f9f-484e-94cb-a97350dc2d57
2 image(s)