James Van Der Zee

Barefoot Prophet of 1929 is a photograph of Elder Clayhorn Martin, also known as Prophet Martin and the Barefoot Prophet, an eccentric street preacher. Taken by famous black photographer James Van Der Zee prominient during the Harlem Renaissance

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What a striking pair! 1908 - finely dressed black mother and child pose in a wooded park, print has JVZ seal,james van der zee photograph,

Girl in Fancy Dress by James Augustus Joseph Van Der Zee. His wonderful legacy of photographs were not “discovered” until 1969 when The Metropolitan Museim of Art held an exhibition of his photographs called Harlem On My Mind.  The exhibition brought Van Der Zee fame and much deserved accolades throughout America.  Van Der Zee had already retired several years prior to the exhibition but came out of retirement to resume taking photographs again until his passing on March 15, 1983.

James Van Der Zee I had to dedicate a post to Harlem Renaissance photographer James Augustus Joseph Van Der Zee. Born on June 1886 in Lenox, Massachusetts, James Van Der Zee became the most sought after photographer during the.

Photo by Harlem photographer James Van Der Zee circa 1926. His photography studio documented African American life in NYC.

Alpha Phi Alpha - Photo by Harlem photographer James Van Der Zee circa His photography studio documented African American life in NYC.

Marcus Garvey photographed by James Van Der Zee

James Van Der Zee I had to dedicate a post to Harlem Renaissance photographer James Augustus Joseph Van Der Zee. Born on June 1886 in Lenox, Massachusetts, James Van Der Zee became the most sought after photographer during the.

anoblesavage:    PHOTOGRAPHY BY James Van Der Zee of G. G. G. STUDIO circa 1929

1929 New York City. Photo by acclaimed artist, James Van Der Zee, G.G Studio. Read of the issue facing Black Israelites today.

Wedding couple, Harlem, New York (1937), photographed by James van der Zee.

Black History Month - Harlem Renaissance Photographer - James Van Der Zee… I love vintage wedding photos and wonder about the lives the couples lead.

What a flapper! With that headdress, surely she was a performer? Portrait by James van der Zee of G. G. G. Studio, circa 1920

LOST HISTORY: What a flapper! With that headdress, surely she was a performer? Portrait by James van der Zee of G.

James Van Der Zee - Harlem Renaissance Photographer - Collar City Brownstone - Incredible photographer. The images appear as if you could step right in and have a conversation with his subjects. Love his work.

James Van Der Zee I had to dedicate a post to Harlem Renaissance photographer James Augustus Joseph Van Der Zee. Born on June 1886 in Lenox, Massachusetts, James Van Der Zee became the most sought after photographer during the.

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