Vyse Ave at 178th St, South Bronx, May 1991

  • Image for Vyse Ave at 178th St, South Bronx, May 1991
  • Image for Vyse Ave at 178th St, South Bronx, May 1991
2 images
Photograph by
Vergara, Camilo José, Chilean American, born 1944
Printed by
Brooklyn Print Works / Green Rhino Inc., American
Subject of
Unidentified
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 11 11/16 × 17 3/8 in. (29.7 × 44.1 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 15 3/4 × 19 11/16 in. (40 × 50 cm)
Type
inkjet prints
Place depicted
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
May 1991
Description
A color photograph of Vyse Avenue at 178th Street in the Bronx, New York. The photograph features an empty lot where a brick apartment building once stood. Other buildings are visible in the background. There are tented structures on trailers in front of the empty lot. An unidentified person is walking in the street. 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
2015.208.2.7
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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