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Eleanor

Harry Callahan, Eleanor, Port Huron, 1954 (304.1985) Harry Callahan only had eyes for one woman—her name was Eleanor Knapp. They met in 1933 when she saw a picture of him and proposed a date; two years later they were married. … Continue reading

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Harry Callahan: Color Photography

Harry Callahan began making color pictures almost as soon as he started photographing but they existed only as Kodachrome transparencies. In the late 1970s he began producing dye transfer prints. Harry Callahan, Ragsdale Beauty Shop, Detroit, 1951 In 1941 I … Continue reading

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The Boys of Summer

Mike Mandel, Baseball Photographer Trading Card: Ansel Adams, 1975 Mike Mandel, Baseball Photographer Trading Card: Bill Eggleston, 1975 Mike Mandel, Baseball Photographer Trading Card: Harry Callahan, 1975 Mike Mandel, Baseball Photographer Trading Card: Aaron Siskind, 1975 Mike Mandel, Baseball Photographer … Continue reading

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Providence

Harry Callahan, Acme Sign Shop, Providence, 1977 Like Walker Evans, Callahan was fascinated by signs—both their physical presence and their cultural significance. Well known for his black-and-white Chicago street photography and intimate portraits of his wife Eleanor, his early color … Continue reading

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