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Metro Bus Shelter, 7th Street at E Street, Southwest, Washington, D.C., from the series "On This Site: Landscape in Memoriam"

A work made of chromogenic print.

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  • A work made of chromogenic print.

Date:

April 1995, printed September 1996

Artist:

Joel Sternfeld
American, born 1944

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Joel Sternfeld

Title

Metro Bus Shelter, 7th Street at E Street, Southwest, Washington, D.C., from the series "On This Site: Landscape in Memoriam"

Place

United States (Artist's nationality)

Date

Made 1995

Medium

Chromogenic print

Inscriptions

Unmarked recto; inscribed verso, on mount, along bottom edge, in black ink: JS.226.0 1/7 Metro Bus Shelter, 7th Street at E Street, Southwest, Washington, D.C. Appril [sic] 1995 N-April 1995 / P-September 1996 Joel Sternfeld Yetta M. Adams froze to death sitting upright in this bus shelter across from the Department of Housing and Urban Development in Washington, D.C., on November 29, 1993. The forty-three-year-old mother of three grown children had reportedly been turned away from a homeless shelter the night before. From the series, On This Site: Landscape in Memoriam

Dimensions

Image/paper: 47.2 × 59.6 cm (18 5/8 × 23 1/2 in.); Mount: 63.5 × 76.4 cm (25 × 30 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Jeanne and Richard S. Press

Reference Number

1997.777.11

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