From Connie's RoofArtist(s)Danny LyonArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Date1967; printed 2010Medium & Supportgelatin silver print on paperDimensions
11 in x 14 in (27.94 cm x 35.56 cm)Credit LineGift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80Subject matter
After Knoxville, Tennessee,
Lyon traveled to Galveston, Texas. He had not found the material he had hoped to find in Knoxville. In Galveston, he photographed people and places that were outside of mainstream America. In this image, he photographs a man standing on a roof, a street view with a lone pedestrian below.Physical Description
A photograph taken from a roof. In the foreground, an African American man stands on the roof wearing a jacket and hat. A street lined with cars and a lone pedestrian are visible below.Primary Object ClassificationPhotographCollection AreaPhotographyRights
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