35 results found for: Ashcraft, Barr G

Gallery view

2004

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Barr G. Ashcraft

Amherst (Mass.) - Close-up portrait of Ashcraft resting his forehead against the tips of his fingers. Printed on grey paper.

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1989

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Travel essay

Amherst (Mass.) - Untitled reflections on life after graduation from Wake Forest University in 1959, especially on a decade of travels through Southeast Asia photographing the war. Apparently written on the occasion of his college class's thirtieth reunion. Epigraph is a quotation from William Faulkner. Typewritten on Ashcraft's stationery with a picture of a motorcycle, and a photocopy of a head-and-shoulders portrait... more

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1972

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Woman selling fish

Southeast Asia - Woman holds up large fish by its tail, probably at a street stall. Fish and baskets of fish lie on the ground behind her. In Vietnam or Cambodia.

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1974

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Ruins of Quang Tri jail building

Qu?ng Tr? (Vietnam) - The destroyed shell of a building stands in a landscape of ruin. Photograph is mounted with a label describing the scene: "The liberated city of Quang Tri, I Corps. Fall, 1974. After 70 days of hammering, what remains of the city of 60,000 is the voiceless corner of this French-built jail."

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1972

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Child with facial piercings

Southeast Asia - Close-up of older child with long piercings in his face and tongue. In Vietnam or Cambodia.

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1973

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Grandmother and granddaughter offer food

Vietnam - A little girl and an older woman, both wearing hats, with two large containers of food. Photograph is mounted with a label describing "Grandmother and her granddaughter offer rice cakes, stolen Ritz Crackers, fried bananas, and the narcotic 'beetlenut' [betel nut] to the photographer at a bus station near Can Tho during the day." It speculates: "At night they could be making boobytraps for the Vietcon... more

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1972

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Soldiers sitting and waiting

Southeast Asia - A group of Vietnamese or Cambodian soldiers, many in helmets, sitting holding their weapons, including rifles seen close up. In Vietnam or Cambodia.

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1972 Apr.

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Teenage ARVN recruit fords a stream

Vietnam - A young helmeted soldier wades in chest-deep water, holding his rifle and gear overhead to keep them dry. Photograph is mounted with a label: "Teenage ARVN [Army of the Republic of Vietnam] recruit fording a snake-infested stream in the swampy delta, the first stream of perhaps a dozen that day...."

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1973

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Child with old bicycle

Vietnam - Child crouches on the ground examining dilapidated bicycle, in a desolate rural setting, a ruined village probably in Vietnam. Large pile of debris and a bare tree are in the background.

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1974

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Street urchins in Da Nang

Ðà N?ng (Vietnam) - Close-up of five boys looking at the camera. Photograph is mounted; title taken from label.

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection