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Edwin Rosskam,
Russell Lee

[Man photographing three women outside church, Chicago]

Date April 1941
Location Chicago Illinois United States
Dimensions Image: 7 1/8 x 9 9/16 in. (18.1 x 24.3 cm)
Paper: 8 1/4 x 10 3/16 in. (21 x 25.9 cm)
Print medium Photo-Gelatin silver

Seeking to portray the "high standard of appearance" he saw everywhere on the South Side, Rosskam lamented that black and white photography could not portray the "rainbow of color" in both men's and women's clothing on Easter Sunday.

Credit line

Museum Purchase, 2003

Feedback Accession No. 100.2003