American, born Germany
(Breslau, Germany [now Wroclaw, Poland], 1905 - 1998, San Francisco, California)
In the Background: The Pimp, New Orleans
gelatin silver print
Not currently on view in the museum
2 1/4 in. x 2 1/4 in. (5.72 cm x 5.72 cm)
Gift of Jeffrey Fraenkel and Frish Brandt
© 1998 Center for Creative Photography, Arizona Board of Regents
New Orleans, Louisiana, men, hats, suits, ties, masks, women, noses, mouths, prostitution, duos
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