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Dock Worker, Havana

Dock Worker, Havana

Alternative:Coal Loader, Havana
Artist: Walker Evans (American, 1903 - 1975)
Date: 1933 (printed 1971)
Medium: gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 10 × 8 in. (25.4 × 20.3 cm)
Classification: Photograph
Credit Line: Gift of the Ives Family in memory of Norman S. and Constance T. Ives, 2016
Keywords and Associated Locations:
Object number: 2016.21.1
Description
In 1933, Walker Evans traveled to Cuba to make photographs for a book by the radical journalist Carleton Beals. He took pictures primarily in Havana, capturing its landmarks, architecture and shop fronts but many of his images emphasize a culture of poverty that included breadlines, beggars, and workers in tattered clothing, such as this coal worker.
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