Vyse Ave at East 178th St, Bronx, N Y, January 1983

  • Image for Vyse Ave at East 178th St, Bronx, N Y, January 1983
  • Image for Vyse Ave at East 178th St, Bronx, N Y, January 1983
2 images
Photograph by
Vergara, Camilo José, Chilean American, born 1944
Printed by
Brooklyn Print Works / Green Rhino Inc., American
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 11 11/16 × 17 5/16 in. (29.7 × 44 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 15 7/16 × 19 11/16 in. (39.2 × 50 cm)
Type
inkjet prints
Place depicted
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
January 1983
Description
A color photograph of Vyse Avenue at 178th Street in the Bronx, New York. The photograph features a brick apartment building. Most of the windows are broken or have been boarded up with metal. The lower windows and entry way have also been bricked up and have graffiti on them. Two unidentified men walk on the sidewalk in front of the building. The back of the photograph has a caption and copyright information.
Topic
African American
Communities
Housing
Photography
Urban life
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.208.2.3
Restrictions & Rights
© Camilo José Vergara
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series
Tracking Time: South Bronx, Vyse Avenue
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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