Latimer House Memorial

Title

Latimer House Memorial

Coverage

3441 137th St, Flushing, NY, USA

Description

A small photo memorial affixed to the fence of the Lewis Latimer House Museum, in Flushing, New York. Two objects are photo memorials dedicated to Black Lives Matter, one having many different faces of Black victims of violence. The other is a photo of a memorial, and a photo of a George Floyd mural. Another object are blue carnations affixed to a white fence and crucifix. The last object is a small memorial wreath, with 2 flowers in a jar flanking it, and a small battery powered candle under the wreath. All objects are affixed to the fence with clear tape. This entrance to the museum directly faces the Latimer Gardens Housing Development, and is along the sidewalk. Lewis Latimer was an inventor and poet who was celebrated for his contributions to electric lighting, and his work in the community.

Rights

Photo taken by Jeran Halfpap, releasing into public domain. Halfpap42@gmail.com

Publisher

Urban Art Mapping Research Project

Date

Contributor

HS

Identifier

UAM-GGF_1433

Files

IMG_20200613_150733.jpg

Citation

“Latimer House Memorial,” George Floyd & Anti-Racist Street Art , accessed October 25, 2020, https://georgefloydstreetart.omeka.net/items/show/1433.

Comments

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