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

Shawn 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)
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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