Collection Artwork
Elaine Mayes (born Berkeley, California, 1938)
Two Men in Front of Open Door, Haight Street
1968
gelatin silver print
image size: 9 x 9 in.
paper size: 14 x 11 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
photographed in Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco, California, United States, North America
2017.41.16
Signed in black ink, paper verso, center: E Mayes
Inscribed in pencil, paper verso, center, below signature: Elaine Mayes © VINTAGE / Two Men In Front of Open Door / 1968
Inscribed in blue ink, paper verso, center: 57-3 [circled in pencil]
Inscribed in pencil, paper verso, center: 68 HA maybe cut 68 HA 57 instead / 3
Inscribed in ink, paper verso, upper left: 1
Inscribed in pencil, paper verso, lower left: 15 1 [circled] / 005725

Ongoing Research

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Pattern by Fiona McLaughlin ’20
Inspired by the exhibition Opener 28 - Erika Verzutti: Mineral
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.