From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitleAlice and Robert January 21, 1968
About this objectTwo images of Robert and Alice superimposed over each other. One image is of them standing on a sidewalk near an intersection with streetlights. The second seems to be Robert and Alice seen in the reflection of a large mirror. The photographic subjects may be Robert Fichter and Alice Wells.
Medium and MaterialsGelatin silver print.
Inscription and Marksverso: [pen] For Alice / “Alice and Robert January 21, 1968” / Roger Mertinverso: [pencil] Alice Wells? / Robert Fichter?verso: [pencil] Box M3verso: [pencil] M575 AW71:096
Measurements12 cm x 17.8 cm
Subject and Association DescriptionRoger Mertin studied photography at the Rochester Institute of Technology as well as with Nathan Lyons and Minor White. He was a long-time professor at the University of Rochester and also taught at Visual Studies Workshop. Mertin’s work has been widely exhibited and collected.
Subject and Association KeywordsRoger Mertin
Subject and Association KeywordsMirror
Subject and Association KeywordsSuperimposed Image
Subject and Association KeywordsAlice Wells
Subject and Association KeywordsRobert W. Fichter
Subject and Association KeywordsReflection
Subject and Association Keywords1960s
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop
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