Having Proved To Specialist Five Thomas R. Katke That Their Own Methods For One Type Of Construction Was [Sic] As Sturdy As His Own, The Masons And Katke Enjoy A Laugh Over The Outcome Of The Experiment.  Katke Is Philosophical,
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2007.184.1.109
People
Gordon W. Gahan, American (New York, New York 1945 - 1984 St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands)
Title
Having proved to Specialist Five Thomas R. Katke that their own methods for one type of construction was [sic] as sturdy as his own, the masons and Katke enjoy a laugh over the outcome of the experiment. Katke is philosophical, "There has to be respect on both sides. We are not running the show, we're just trying to help. Sure, we teach them, but we also learn from them." (U. S. Army Photo)
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
July 1967
Places
Creation Place: Southeast Asia, Vietnam
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
image: 11.2 x 16.6 cm (4 7/16 x 6 9/16 in.)
sheet: 12.6 x 17.9 cm (4 15/16 x 7 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • (not assigned): Stamped on verso: Photo courtesy Information Office U. S. Army Vietnam
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Barbara Robinson
Accession Year
2007
Object Number
2007.184.1.109
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Subjects and Contexts

Gordon Ward Gahan Collection

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