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Fifth Avenue at 110th St., East Harlem, from the series Old New York

Artist:
Camilo José Vergara, born Santiago, Chile 1944  Search this
Medium:
inkjet print
Dimensions:
image: 11 1/2 × 17 3/8 in. (29.2 × 44.1 cm) sheet: 15 3/4 × 19 3/4 in. (40.0 × 50.2 cm)
Type:
Photography
Date:
1970
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Children  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Harlem  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\apartment  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
2015.55.10
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1970, Camilo José Vergara
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edanmdm:saam_2015.55.10

Puerto Rican Wedding, East Harlem, from the series Old New York

Artist:
Camilo José Vergara, born Santiago, Chile 1944  Search this
Medium:
inkjet print
Dimensions:
image: 11 3/4 × 17 3/8 in. (29.8 × 44.1 cm) sheet: 15 3/4 × 19 5/8 in. (40.0 × 49.8 cm)
Type:
Photography
Date:
1970
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Architecture\vehicle\automobile  Search this
Ceremony\wedding  Search this
Dress\ceremonial\wedding dress  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Harlem  Search this
Ethnic\Puerto Rican  Search this
Architecture Exterior  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
2015.55.4
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edanmdm:saam_2015.55.4

Girls with Barbies, East Harlem, from the series Old New York

Artist:
Camilo José Vergara, born Santiago, Chile 1944  Search this
Medium:
inkjet print
Dimensions:
image: 11 5/8 × 17 3/8 in. (29.5 × 44.1 cm) sheet: 15 3/4 × 19 3/4 in. (40.0 × 50.2 cm)
Type:
Photography
Date:
1970
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Children  Search this
Recreation\sport and play  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Harlem  Search this
Object\toy\doll  Search this
Architecture Exterior\detail\door  Search this
Architecture Exterior\detail\stairs  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
2015.55.6
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1970, Camilo José Vergara
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Group of Young Men on 111th Street

Artist:
Hiram Maristany, born New York City 1945  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 14 7/8 × 15 in. (37.8 × 38.1 cm) sheet: 20 × 16 in. (50.8 × 40.6 cm)
Type:
Photography
Date:
1966, printed 2016
Topic:
Architecture\vehicle\automobile  Search this
Children  Search this
Dress\accessory\hat  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Harlem  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\apartment  Search this
Architecture Exterior\commercial\grocery  Search this
Architecture Exterior\commercial\barbershop  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Smithsonian Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center
Object number:
2016.30.8
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1966, Hiram Maristany
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edanmdm:saam_2016.30.8

Boy and H, Harlem

Artist:
Louis Draper, born Richmond, VA 1935-died Trenton, NJ 2002  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 10 7/8 × 17 1/8 in. (27.6 × 43.5 cm) sheet: 16 × 19 7/8 in. (40.6 × 50.5 cm)
Type:
Photography
Date:
1961, printed ca. 1961
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\Harlem  Search this
Figure male\child\full length  Search this
Object\written matter  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Kelly Williams and Andrew Forsyth
Object number:
2016.37.1
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65 East 125th Street, Harlem

Artist:
Camilo José Vergara, born Santiago, Chile 1944  Search this
Medium:
inkjet print
Dimensions:
16 × 20 in. (40.6 × 50.8 cm)
Type:
Photography
Date:
2016
Topic:
Figure female\full length  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Harlem  Search this
Architecture Exterior\religious\church  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Smithsonian Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center
Object number:
2017.6
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2016, Camilo J. Vergara
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Harlem

Artist:
Gordon Parks, born Fort Scott, KS 1912-died New York City 2006  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 12 1/4 x 10 3/8 in. (31.1 x 26.4 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1948
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Architecture\commercial\tavern  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Harlem  Search this
Architecture Exterior\detail\window  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation
Object number:
1998.121.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1948, Gordon Parks Foundation
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edanmdm:saam_1998.121.1

Harlem--Gang Warfare

Artist:
Gordon Parks, born Fort Scott, KS 1912-died New York City 2006  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 19 1/8 x 15 1/8 in. (48.5 x 38.3 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1948, printed 1950s
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Figure group\male  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
State of being\evil\violence  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Harlem  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation
Object number:
1998.121.3
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1948, Gordon Parks Foundation
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edanmdm:saam_1998.121.3

East Harlem

Artist:
Leon Levinstein, born Buckhannon, WV 1910-died New York City 1988  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
10 7/8 x 13 7/8 in. (27.6 x 35.2 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1952
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Harlem  Search this
Architecture Exterior\detail\window  Search this
Object\written matter\newspaper  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Stuart E. Karu
Object number:
1996.101.7
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1978, Stuart E. Karu
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edanmdm:saam_1996.101.7

Mothers on the Stoop, from the series Spanish Harlem

Artist:
Joseph Rodríguez, born New York City 1951  Search this
Medium:
chromogenic print
Dimensions:
image: 18 x 12 in. (45.7 x 30.5 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1988
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Figure group\family\mother and child  Search this
Ethnic\Hispanic  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Harlem  Search this
Architecture Exterior\detail\stairs  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1996.81.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1988, Joseph Rodriguez
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edanmdm:saam_1996.81.1

Puerto Rican Flag, from the series Spanish Harlem

Artist:
Joseph Rodríguez, born New York City 1951  Search this
Medium:
chromogenic print
Dimensions:
image: 12 x 18 in. (30.5 x 45.7 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1986
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Figure  Search this
Ethnic\Hispanic  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Harlem  Search this
Object\other\flag  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Spanish Harlem  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1996.81.4
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1986, Joseph Rodriguez
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edanmdm:saam_1996.81.4

Untitled, from the project The Most Crowded Block

Artist:
Aaron Siskind, born New York City 1903-died Providence, RI 1991  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 x 11 in. (35.5 x 27.9 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1939-1940, printed later
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Children  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Harlem  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\dueling  Search this
Object\weapon\sword  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1992.116.10
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1940, Aaron Siskind Foundation
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edanmdm:saam_1992.116.10

Untitled, from the project The Most Crowded Block

Artist:
Aaron Siskind, born New York City 1903-died Providence, RI 1991  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 x 11 in. (35.5 x 27.9 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1939-1940, printed later
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Children  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Harlem  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\rope skipping  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1992.116.12
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1940, Aaron Siskind Foundation
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edanmdm:saam_1992.116.12

Untitled, from the project The Most Crowded Block

Artist:
Aaron Siskind, born New York City 1903-died Providence, RI 1991  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 x 11 in. (35.5 x 27.9 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1939-1940, printed later
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Architecture\domestic\apartment  Search this
Figure female\child  Search this
Animal\dog  Search this
Architecture\detail\window  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Harlem  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1992.116.13
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1940, Aaron Siskind Foundation
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Unemployment Council Pickets

Artist:
Aaron Siskind, born New York City 1903-died Providence, RI 1991  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.5 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
before 1936, printed later
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Figure group\male  Search this
History\United States\Depression Era  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Harlem  Search this
State of being\other\unemployed  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1992.116.14
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1936, Aaron Siskind Foundation
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edanmdm:saam_1992.116.14

Parade

Artist:
Aaron Siskind, born New York City 1903-died Providence, RI 1991  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 x 11 in. (35.5 x 27.9 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1937, printed later
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Ceremony\procession\parade  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Harlem  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1992.116.15
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1937, Aaron Siskind Foundation
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Untitled

Artist:
Aaron Siskind, born New York City 1903-died Providence, RI 1991  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 x 11 in. (35.5 x 27.9 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
before 1936, printed later
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Harlem  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1992.116.5
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1936, Aaron Siskind Foundation
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edanmdm:saam_1992.116.5

Study for Moon over Harlem

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
recto: tempera, pen and ink, and pencil on paper verso: tempera and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet recto: 18 x 24 in. (45.7 x 60.9 cm) sheet verso: 24 x 18 in. (60.9 x 45.7 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1943-1944
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Cityscape\time\night  Search this
Figure female\nude  Search this
Study  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Occupation\service\policeman  Search this
State of being\evil\violence  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Harlem  Search this
State of being\evil\crime  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.151R-V
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edanmdm:saam_1967.59.151R-V

Rebecca of Harlem

Artist:
Morris Engel, born New York City 1918-died New York City 2005  Search this
Sitter:
unidentified  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet and mount: 10 3/8 x 12 in. (26.4 x 30.5 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1948
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Figure group\female and child  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Harlem  Search this
Portrait female\Rebecca  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase made possible by Mr. and Mrs. G. Howland Chase, Mrs. James S. Harlan (Adeline M. Noble Collection), Lucie Louise Fery, Berthe Girardet, and Mrs. George M. McClellan
Object number:
1990.19.4
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edanmdm:saam_1990.19.4

Girl with Dagger

Artist:
Helen Levitt, born New York City 1913-died New York City 2009  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 6 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. (15.9 x 6.5 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1942
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Harlem  Search this
Object\weapon\dagger  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase made possible by the Library of Congress, Miss Claire Lusby, Neshan G. Shamigian, the National Museum of History and Technology, and George D. Widener and Eleanor Widener Dixon
Object number:
1990.57
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1981, Helen Levitt
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edanmdm:saam_1990.57

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