[Mannequins, St. Nicolas Avenue and 180th Street, New York City, 2005].
The Raymond Germann Photograph Collection consists of 338 archival inkjet photographs of New York City, taken between 1978 and 2015. The images are street scenes, many featuring billboards, advertising, store fronts, murals, street fairs and street vendors. The photos are mainly of Manhattan, including Greenwich Village, Harlem, Washington Heights, the High Line, lower Manhattan and midtown. There are also a few images of Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens, including 2 color prints of graffiti at the 5 Pointz Building in Long Island City. The images were numbered by the photographer; titles are based on photographer's identification.
Raymond Germann is a photographer who has been photographing since the late 1970s, documenting New York City scenes, the Finger Lakes landscape and towns, the American West, and Long Island.
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