Guide to the Nancy Sirkis Digital Photoprints
NMAH.AC.1186

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1186
Creators:
Sirkis, Nancy
Dates:
circa 2008-2009
Languages:
English
Collection is in English.
Physical Description:
10 photoprints
0.3 cubic feet
1 box
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
These photographs are digital prints from two ongoing projects by this photographer: (1) "Five Boroughs," a study of New York City; and (2) "Small Towns," which has led her to travel widely across America. Some of the images are panoramic, which the photographer creates by taking multiple incremental exposures, rather than a single panoramic view. These prints vary in size, the largest being 17" x 29".

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
Collection is arranged into one series.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Nancy Sirkis was born in New York City. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Rhode Island School of Design and an M.A., from Hunter College. She has published books of her photographs, including
Pleasures and Palaces
(1962), "One Family" (1971), and
Reflections of 1776: The Colonies Revisited
(1974); has had her work published in many magazines, and has exhibited photographs in numerous galleries and museums since 1970.

Administration
Processing Information note
Collection processed by David Haberstich.
Author
Finding aid prepared by David Haberstich
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Collection donated by Nancy Sirkis, date unknown.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
Collection is open for unrestricted research on site.
Preferred Citation note
Nancy Sirkis Digital Photoprints, 2009-2009, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
Conditions Governing Use note
Photographer retains copyright. Reproduction requests must be referred to her.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
New York (N.Y.)--21st century Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Panoramas Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs--Photoprints--Inkjet--2000-2010 Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Small towns Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C., 20013-7012
Phone: 202-633-3270
archivescenter@si.edu