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Coffee Shop, Railway Station, Indianapolis

Swiss-born photographer Robert Frank's book The Americans (1958) was a difficult pill for the postwar-era public to swallow. The book, which he described as a "visual study of a civilization," portrayed a society very different from the one touted in the advertisements and picture magazines of...

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Signed and dated in ink. On verso: copyright and archive stamp.

Provenance

The Kiva Gallery, Boston; purchased June 1980.

Credit Line

Sophie M. Friedman Fund

Copyright

© Robert Frank, from "The Americans"

1956, printed 1979

Accession Number

1980.225

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

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