Stuart Cohen "Marblehead at the Millennium" Photoprints, 2000
Silver gelatin on paper, 16 x 20 in
0.2 cu. ft. : 1 box : 49 photoprints
Portfolios (groups of works)
Prints captioned and signed, with additional information on verso.
Stuart Cohen initiated this project to document Marblehead, Massachusetts, at the turn of the new millennium.
Photographs depict various aspects of activities in Marblehead, Massachusetts, in the year 2000, including views of the town and its structure, architecture, and environs, as well as activities of people, especially families. There is also emphasis on the commerce of the town. Subjects include high school cheerleaders, children sledding, an amusement park, an arts festival, firemen with a hand pumper, a costume parade, Santa Claus and Christmas rituals, a fitness center, an outdoor wedding, school classrooms, a frame house under construction, sailmaking, a farmers' market, stores, restaurants, a bar, fishing, a library, etc.
Photographs by Stuart Cohen from "Marblehead at the Millennium," 2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist