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Act-Up, Albany, NY

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Albany (photographed)

  • Date:

    1990 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Farber, Robert D., born 1948 - died 1996 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gelatin-silver print

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 93, shelf 3

Physical description

A photograph depicting a demonstration by the activist group ACT-UP.

Place of Origin

Albany (photographed)


1990 (made)


Farber, Robert D., born 1948 - died 1996 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Gelatin-silver print

Marks and inscriptions

Signed in black felt tip pen 'Farber '90'. Inscribed on reverse 'Robert Farber Act UP Demo Albany 1990'.


Height: 21 cm size of image, Width: 33 cm size of image, Height: 28 cm size of sheet, Width: 35.4 cm size of sheet

Descriptive line

Photograph by Robert D. Farber, 'Act-Up, Albany, NY', gelatin-silver print, Albany, New York, 1990

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1995


Photographic paper



Subjects depicted

Protest; Activism


Gender and Sexuality; Photographs; Propaganda; Health; LGBTQ


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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