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El Cerrito, California, June 1971
  • Benjamin Blackwell
    active: United States
  • El Cerrito, California, June 1971, 1971
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 16.1 x 24.2 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 5/16 x 9 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1973.0147
Description
Literature

Black-and-white image of a sidewalk, from a slightly diagonal perspective. In the foreground, in the bottom of the image, there is an ice cream cone on the cracked sidewalk, next to a puddle of melted white ice cream. In the middle ground, on the left side of the image, a woman who is visible from behind, her shoulders cut off by the top of the image, is walking away from the ice cream cone. She is wearing a black, sleeveless shirt, tight-fitting white shorts, and sandals. There is a line of cars along the sidewalk, cutting across the top of the image.