Helen Levitt (1913-2009) — Photographs of Children

Helen Levitt, known for her street photography scenes of New York City, died on March 30, 2009. She was 95 years old.

Her series of work on Spanish Harlem and the Lower East Side captured children at play and adult residents in “only-in-New York” street drama.

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New York, c. 1940

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