35 results found for: Ashcraft, Barr G

Gallery view

1972

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Two soldiers tend a wounded comrade

Vietnam - A soldier lies on his back on the ground, some limbs bandaged, tended by two soldiers. Photograph is mounted, with a label that explains to situation: "In a nameless stretch of jungle in the delta, summer, 1972... two docs [?] tend to a desperately wounded comrade. He was to die within the hour. Medic to the right is a former Buddhist monk."

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1974

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Eurasian and Vietnamese children

Vietnam - Three boys sit on the hood of an American truck with a girl next to them; one boy is waving, and all four children are looking and smiling at the camera. Photograph is mounted with a label describing them as "Eurasian and Vietnamese" and commenting, "often orphans would tag along asking to be taken home with you."

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1973

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Boi Van Trinh

Vietnam - Boi Van Trinh, seen from the shoulders up, balances a plate of food on his head, holding it with one hand, some thirty miles north of Saigon. Photograph is mounted, with label providing a brief biography: "Boi Van Trinh, a lad of good cheer and strong will, offers ricecake wrapped in banana leaves to the photographer as an appetizer for dinner. A street urchin whose family had been killed Boi was adop... more

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1974 Mar.

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Grandmother resting on bamboo walking stick

Vietnam - An older woman in striped head scarf and conical hat clutches her walking stick. Photograph is mounted with a label that describes her: "Tired from a morning's poking through destroyed family hootch looking for surviving family members and possessions after a night raid against suspected Viet Cong, a gaunt, weathered, trembling, and angry grandmother rests briefly on her bamboo walking stick. Her brok... more

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1974

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Indonesian boys at Borobudur Temple

Borobudur (Indonesia) - Two boys sit cross-legged on a stone platform next to a statue of the Buddha, one looking at the camera while the other appears to be meditating. Photograph is mounted with a label dscribing the scene: "In pursuit of nirvana. Young Indonesian boy, in lotus position, ponders his future atop an open stupa at Borobudur, Java, Indonesia. Indonesia, now Muslim, is the home of the largest Buddhist complete ... more

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection