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Man Peeking from Manhole, Harlem
  • Gordon Parks
    born: Fort Scott, Kansas, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • Man Peeking from Manhole, Harlem, 1949
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 27.9 x 35.6 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 x 14 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Friends of the Art Museum
  • Not on display
  • 1993.0046
Label Text

Black-and-white image of an African American man poking his head up through a manhole, shown from the nose up. His fingers are curled over the edge of the manhole.