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Cape Canaveral, Moon Launch

Accession Number
2000/2.158.9

Title
Cape Canaveral, Moon Launch

Artist(s)
Joel Meyerowitz

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1968

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
11 in x 13 15/16 in (27.94 cm x 35.4 cm);16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Selma & Gerald Lotenberg

Subject matter
In this nocturnal photograph, a young man and woman sit on top of a sedan parked in a clearing on the side of an unpaved road. The woman sits on the front hood of the car with her feet dangling, while the man sits in a folding chair set atop the roof of the car. The foreground of the image is illuminated frontally by a bright light. A sparse grouping of tall palm trees rise vertically in the brightly lit middleground.

Physical Description
Photograph of a man in a folding chair on the roof and woman on the hood of a sedan at night in a forest setting.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
Cocos nucifera (species)
Figures
car
chairs (furniture forms)
grass
males
palm tree
seated
sedans
utility poles

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