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Image: Boys in Empty Tenement, Harlem

Photo Credit: copy photo: J. Giammatteo

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Boys in Empty Tenement, Harlem

1935 (printed 1980)
20th century
356 x 279 mm (14 x 11 in.)

Aaron Siskind, American, (1903–1991)

Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Gelatin silver print
Series: Number 29 from portfolio Harlem Document
Edition: 50; printed in 1980 by Michaela Murphy from original neg's, supervised by A. S.
Marks: Signed in ink, lower right: “Aaron Siskind”; identified and dated in pencil on verso
Bibliography: Harlem Document, edited by Charles Traub (Providence, RI: Matrix Publications, 1982).
Credit Line: Gift of Ann and Seth B. Rosner (BA Wesleyan 1952), 1985
Accession Number: 1985.24.29

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  • African American culture
  • dwellings - Use for buildings or portions of a building designed exclusively for human residential occupancy, but not including hotels or other buildings intended for use by transients. For the locale which constitutes the center of an individual's domesti
  • group portraits - Portraits depicting two or more individuals. [January 1995 scope note added. April 1991 descriptor moved.]
  • male portraits
  • New York City - TGN 7007567 (“New York” preferred, “New York City” display; retained “City” for clarity)
  • Northeastern United States - TGN 4011496 (general region): The term typically refers to New England and the northern Atlantic seaboard, including Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey.
  • portraits - Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness; for representations of fictional or mythological characters, use "figures (representations)." [March 1993 lead-in term added. April 1991 descriptor m
  • tenement houses - Use only for buildings containing rental apartments that are in large cities, occupied by poorer people, generally built to minimum standards of sanitation, safety, and comfort, and often in run-down condition. [July 1995 descriptor moved.]

Dimensions
  • sheet Dimensions: 356 x 279 mm (14 x 11 in.)

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