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Joe

Accession Number
2013/2.348

Title
Joe

Artist(s)
Danny Lyon

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1967; printed 2010

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
14 in x 11 in (35.56 cm x 27.94 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80

Subject 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. This photograph of a man, identified as an armed robber from Philadelphia, is taken through a window. The man stands waiting for the door, his hands on his hips.

Physical Description
Photograph of a man taken through a diamond-shaped door window. He stands outside, arms akimbo.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
doors
houses
men (male humans)
shirts (main garments)
trousers
windows

5 Related Resources

Documentary Photography & Social Realism
(Part of 9 Learning Collections)
Horror
(Part of 9 Learning Collections)
Jewish Photographers 
(Part of: Ethnicity and Race)
Danny Lyon
(Part of: Modern Jewish Photography W20 - Dash Moore)

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