Helen Taylor, urban survivor. Her house had been burglarized more than twenty times. She was forced to move to a better protected, government subsidized apartment in Butchers Hill.

Media - 2020.68.11 - SAAM-2020.68.11_1 - 140973
Copied Elinor Cahn, Helen Taylor, urban survivor. Her house had been burglarized more than twenty times. She was forced to move to a better protected, government subsidized apartment in Butchers Hill., ca. 1975, gelatin silver print, sheet: 14 × 11 in. (35.6 × 27.9 cm) image: 10 14 in. × 10 in. (26 × 25.4 cm), Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the East Baltimore Documentary Photography Project, 2020.68.11

Artwork Details

Title
Helen Taylor, urban survivor. Her house had been burglarized more than twenty times. She was forced to move to a better protected, government subsidized apartment in Butchers Hill.
Artist
Date
ca. 1975
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
sheet: 14 × 11 in. (35.6 × 27.9 cm) image: 10 14 in. × 10 in. (26 × 25.4 cm)
Credit Line
Gift of the East Baltimore Documentary Photography Project
Mediums Description
gelatin silver print
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait female
  • Cityscape — Maryland — Baltimore
  • Architecture Exterior
Object Number
2020.68.11

Exhibitions

Media - 1983.63.998 - SAAM-1983.63.998_1 - 55235
Welcome Home: A Portrait of East Baltimore, 1975 – 1980
July 16, 2021January 23, 2022
Welcome Home: A Portrait of East Baltimore, 1975-1980 captures a cross-section of East Baltimore residents and businesses in the 1970s, documenting the community’s history and diversity.