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Guide to the Robert Dana Scott Photographs
2006-2016, 2020-2021
 PR 363

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Scott, Robert Dana, 1951-
Title: Robert Dana Scott photographs
Dates [inclusive]: 2006-2016, 2020-2021
Abstract: The collection includes 13 albums of color photographs by Robert Dana Scott. The subjects of the albums are street art/murals at 5 Pointz in Long Island City, Queens, and in Bushwick, Brooklyn; street people/homeless and bookshops in Manhattan; boats on the East River; the lights and street life of Times Square; the major events of 2020, including the impact on New York City of the Covid-19 pandemic, the social justice protests in response to the killing of George Floyd, and the 2020 presidential election campaign; trucks tagged with graffiti; and general scenes of Manhattan.
Quantity: 2 Linear feet in 2 record cartons
Location: Materials in this collection may be stored offsite. For more information on making arrangements to consult them, please visit
Language: The documents are primarily photographic images, but any text is generally English.
Call Phrase: PR 363