From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitlePlum Island, Massachussetts
About this objectWoman standing in front of a weathered building with “Fly Now” painted on the side. The woman is most likely photographer Alice Wells. The location of the photograph is Plum Island, Massachusetts.
Place MadePlum Island, Massachusetts
Medium and MaterialsGelatin silver print.
Inscription and Marksverso: [pen] For Alice and Sue / 1967 / Plum Island, Mass. / Roger Mertinverso: [pencil] M575 AW71:093
Measurements10.5 cm x 15.4 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 KeywordsPlum Island
Subject and Association Keywords1960s
Subject and Association KeywordsMassachusetts
Subject and Association KeywordsAlice Wells
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop
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