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New York Subway Portrait
  • Walker Evans
    born: Saint Louis, Missouri, United States ; died: New Haven, Connecticut, United States ; active: United States
  • New York Subway Portrait, 1938–1941
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11.6 x 16.8 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 4 9/16 x 6 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 11 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1986.0059

Dark, black-and-white image of two female figures seated on a subway. The woman on the left is wearing a hat. The woman on the right is holding a newspaper in her hand. There is a subway map above the woman.