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Business Neglected

Artist:
John George Brown, born Durham, England 1831-died New York City 1913  Search this
Medium:
etching on parchment
Dimensions:
plate: 13 7/8 x 9 5/8 in. (35.2 x 24.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Performing arts\music\flute  Search this
Occupation\service\bootblack  Search this
Figure male\child\full length  Search this
Object\musical instrument\flute  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1969.20.3
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1969.20.3

Chinatown Shine-Boys

Artist:
Charles Surendorf, born Richmond, IN 1906-1979  Search this
Medium:
wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
image: 6 x 4 1/4 in. (15.1 x 10.8 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1935-1939
Topic:
Cityscape\street  Search this
Children  Search this
Ethnic\Chinese  Search this
Architecture\vehicle\streetcar  Search this
Occupation\service\bootblack  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\California  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Jean Nichols
Object number:
1974.38.125
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1974.38.125

Untitled

Artist:
Aaron Siskind, born New York City 1903-died Providence, RI 1991  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 13 7/8 x 10 7/8 in. (35.2 x 27.6 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
before 1936, printed later
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Cityscape\street  Search this
Cityscape\bird's eye view  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Occupation\service\bootblack  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Tennyson and Fern Schad, courtesy of Light Gallery
Object number:
1991.111.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1936, Aaron Siskind Foundation
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.111.2

Subway Bootblack

Artist:
Nan Lurie, born New York City 1910  Search this
Medium:
lithograph
Dimensions:
sheet: 15 3/4 x 22 3/4 in. (40.0 x 57.9 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Occupation\service\bootblack  Search this
Object\furniture\chair  Search this
Architecture Interior\civic\railroad station  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Audrey McMahon
Object number:
1968.98.4
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1968.98.4

Shoe-Shine Boy

Artist:
Julius T. Bloch, born Kehl, Germany 1888-died Philadelphia, PA 1966  Search this
Medium:
lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
18 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. (47.0 x 34.3 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Dress\accessory\hat  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Occupation\service\bootblack  Search this
Architecture Exterior  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Olin Dows
Object number:
1983.90.10
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.90.10

Untitled (boys and storefront)

Artist:
John Albok, born Munkacs, Hungary 1894-died New York City 1981  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 9 3/4 x 7 5/8 in. (24.8 x 19.4 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1940
Topic:
Cityscape  Search this
Architecture\commercial\store  Search this
Figure group\male  Search this
Children  Search this
Occupation\service\bootblack  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Joshua P. Smith
Object number:
1991.112.15
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.112.15

Sidewalk Ballet Master

Artist:
Don Freeman, born San Diego, CA 1908-died New York City 1978  Search this
Medium:
hand colored offset lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
image: 11 3/8 x 8 3/8 in. (28.9 x 21.3 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1941
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Occupation\service\bootblack  Search this
Object\written matter\graffiti  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Donald Vogler
Object number:
1981.128.2
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1981.128.2

Untitled--Man with Newspaper Getting Shoe Shine, from the portfolio Photographs of New York

Artist:
Reginald Marsh, born Paris, France 1898-died Dorset, VT 1954  Search this
Publisher:
Middendorf Gallery, active Washington, DC 20th century  Search this
Jem Hom, active ca. 1976  Search this
Printer:
Ron Stark, born Sidney, NY 1944  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 5 x 7 1/4 in. (12.8 x 18.4 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1938-1945, printed 1976
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Recreation\leisure\reading  Search this
Occupation\service\bootblack  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Dr. Katherine Alley and Dr. Richard Flax
Object number:
1982.115.20
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1982.115.20

Shine (from series, Chinatown)

Artist:
Eve Sonneman, born Chicago, IL 1946  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1971
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Figure group\male  Search this
Occupation\service\bootblack  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Manhattan  Search this
Architecture Exterior\commercial\store  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Chinatown  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.1298
Restrictions & Rights:
©1971, Eve Sonneman
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.1298

Untitled--Man with Newspaper Getting a Shoe Shine, from the portfolio Photographs of New York

Artist:
Reginald Marsh, born Paris, France 1898-died Dorset, VT 1954  Search this
Publisher:
Middendorf Gallery, active Washington, DC 20th century  Search this
Jem Hom, active ca. 1976  Search this
Printer:
Ron Stark, born Sidney, NY 1944  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 5 x 7 1/4 in. (12.8 x 18.4 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1938-1945, printed 1976
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Recreation\leisure\reading  Search this
Occupation\service\bootblack  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Douglas Kenyon
Object number:
1986.94.23
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1986.94.23

Untitled--Shoe Shine Man, from the portfolio Photographs of New York

Artist:
Reginald Marsh, born Paris, France 1898-died Dorset, VT 1954  Search this
Publisher:
Middendorf Gallery, active Washington, DC 20th century  Search this
Jem Hom, active ca. 1976  Search this
Printer:
Ron Stark, born Sidney, NY 1944  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 5 x 7 1/4 in. (12.8 x 18.4 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1938-1945, printed 1976
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Occupation\service\bootblack  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Douglas Kenyon
Object number:
1986.94.8
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1986.94.8

Two Boys (Shoe Shine)

Artist:
N. Jay Jaffee, born New York City 1921-died Huntington, NY 1999  Search this
Medium:
selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 x 14 in. (27.8 x 35.4 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1949, printed 1987
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\Brooklyn  Search this
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Figure male\child  Search this
Occupation\service\bootblack  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1993.16.31
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1953, N. Jay Jaffee
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1993.16.31

Nick's Pool Room [painting] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Reisman, Philip 1904-1992  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1950
Topic:
Architecture interior--Commercial--Recreation  Search this
Recreation--Sport & Play--Billiards  Search this
Occupation--Service--Bootblack  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0003172
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132621

Fred Wagner - Shoeshine Boy, 14th St., New York City

Artist:
Morris Engel, born New York City 1918-died New York City 2005  Search this
Sitter:
Fred Wagner  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 13 3/8 x 10 3/8 in. (34.0 x 26.3 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1947
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Occupation\service\bootblack  Search this
Cityscape\street\14th Street  Search this
Portrait male\child  Search this
Architecture Exterior\civic\theater  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Director's Discretionary Fund
Object number:
1990.91
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1990.91

Black Your Boots Sir, (painting)

Painter:
Inman, John O'Brien 1828-1896  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1861
Topic:
Figure--Child  Search this
Occupation--Service--Bootblack  Search this
Control number:
IAP 6151A125
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_102058

Shoeshine Boy, (painting)

Painter:
Cariss, H. T.  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Figure male--Child  Search this
Occupation--Service--Bootblack  Search this
Control number:
IAP 6151A126
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_102059

Shoeshine Boy, (painting)

Painter:
Brown, John George 1831-1913  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Occupation--Service--Bootblack  Search this
Figure male  Search this
Control number:
IAP 62640566
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_114786

Companions, (painting)

Painter:
Brown, John George 1831-1913  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Animal--Dog  Search this
Figure male--Child  Search this
Occupation--Service--Bootblack  Search this
Control number:
IAP 62750007
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_117159

Shoe Shine Boy, (painting)

Painter:
Brown, John George 1831-1913  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1894
Topic:
Occupation--Service--Bootblack  Search this
Figure male--Child--Full length  Search this
Control number:
IAP 72920349
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_164576

Urchin Shoeshine Boy, (painting)

Painter:
Armor, Charles b. 1844  Search this
Brown, George Loring 1814-1889 (copy after)  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Occupation--Service--Bootblack  Search this
Figure male--Child  Search this
Control number:
IAP 73260902
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_167165

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