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Photograph by:
Builder Levy, American, born 1942  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Medium:
platinum on photographic paper with museum board (matting)
Dimensions:
H x W (Overall): 18 1/8 × 14 in. (46 × 35.6 cm)
H x W (Image): 12 × 8 1/2 in. (30.5 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
platinum prints
portraits
Place captured:
DeKalb Avenue, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1965; printed 2015
Description:
A black and white, candid, platinum photographic print of a young girl on DeKalb Avenue in Brooklyn, New York. The girl is featured standing in the doorway of a storefront. Her body faces the store entrance, but her torso and head face the camera. Her head looks down to the sidewalk. She is wearing a shirt, skirt, and sneakers. The door to the store is propped open behind the young girl and has lettering that reads: [KINGFISH]. The back of the photograph has the photographer's signature, the title, and the date of capture, negative, and print.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Communities  Search this
Photography  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Builder Levy
Object number:
2015.159
Restrictions & Rights:
© Builder Levy
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd543992060-ba9d-44fa-a635-5db7ae5cf003
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.159