Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Benjamen Chinn collection
Identifier: AG 251
Abstract Benjamen Chinn was taught photography at a young age and took that knowledge skill into the U.S. Army Air Corps during WWII. Chinn then attended the new fine art photography at the California School of Fine Arts, now the San Francisco Art Institute, where he learned from Minor White and Ansel Adams; during this time he began photographing everyday life in Chinatown. From 1950-1951, Chinn studied in Europe at the Académie Julian and photographed Parisian street life. Images from both periods...
Dates: 1947-1952, 1960