Photographic print of cobbler John Warren Ashmon

Photograph by
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998
Subject of
Ashmon, John Warren
Date
October 1946
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 8 1/2 × 11 7/16 in. (21.6 × 29.1 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 13 15/16 in. (27.9 × 35.4 cm)
Description
A black and white photograph of John Warren Ashmon, a cobbler, in a shoe shop in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Ashmon is featured standing behind a counter that has shoes on top of it. Shoes line racks in the background of the photograph. The bottom right hand corner has an inscription that reads: [107]. The back of the photograph is blank.
Place depicted
2935 Wylie Avenue, Hill District, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Business
Clothing and dress
Communities
Labor
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
2014.302.83
Restrictions & Rights
© Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57ac92860-1e23-4522-ac80-eda3c40589db
2 image(s)