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2 images
Photograph by
Barboza, Anthony, American, born 1944
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (sheet): 10 1/16 × 7 15/16 in. (25.5 × 20.1 cm)
H x W (image): 6 13/16 × 4 1/2 in. (17.3 × 11.5 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured
New York City, New York, United States, north and Central America
Date
1970s
Description
A black and white photograph of a young man wearing a messenger cap and holding a radio. Behind him is a building with a sign reading [Empire State Messenger Service, Inc.] and several bicycles with large baskets. On the back of the photograph is the title, date and photographer's signature.
Topic
African American
Labor
Photography
Radio
Urban life
Youth
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2016.99.12
Restrictions & Rights
© Anthony Barboza
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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