Police in "Riot Gear" (Civil Defense Helmets) After Riot on 125th Street, Harlem (Primary Title)

Shawn W. Walker, American, born 1940 (Artist)

ca. 1963
Works On Paper
Gelatin silver print
Image: 7 3/16 × 9 5/16 in. (18.26 × 23.65 cm)
Mat: 16 × 20 in. (40.64 × 50.8 cm)
Not on view
Signed and copyrighted by the photographer in graphite on verso: "Shawn Walker ©".
Shawn Walker copyright label affixed in lower right corner on verso: "Copyright © Shawn W. Walker / Photo- Arts-Studio / All Rights Reserved".
Annotated and dated by the photographer in graphite on verso: “Harlem 1963-4". Sticky note adhered and secured with tape in upper right corner on verso, with inscriptions in an unidentified hand in black ink: " Police in "Rist/ Gear" (civil defense/helmets) after / not on 125th Street / early 1960's [ "early 1960's" crossed through and then corrected with "1963-4," inscribed in a second unidentified hand in black ink]" , " *compared to todays high/ tech rist gear".
Arthur and Margaret Glasgow Endowment
"Working Together: Louis Draper and the Kamoinge Workshop", VMFA, February 1, 2020 - June 14, 2020
© Shawn Walker

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