Walker Evans

American (Saint Louis, Missouri, 1903 - 1975, New Haven, Connecticut)

Barber Shop, New Orleans

1935, printed 1971
photograph | gelatin silver print
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  • Barber Shop, New Orleans

    Walker Evans, Barber Shop, New Orleans, 1935, printed 1971; gelatin silver print, 9 1/2 in. x 7 9/16 in. (24.13 cm x 19.21 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Purchase;

9 1/2 in. x 7 9/16 in. (24.13 cm x 19.21 cm)
Acquired 1971
Collection SFMOMA


French Opera, bourbon, stripes, Perfecto, hair restorer, women, balconies, sidewalks, drug stores, Chinese

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