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Eva and Daughter
Milton Rogovin (American, 1909 - 2011)
1973 - 1992
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© Milton Rogovin
Milton Rogovin photographed inhabitants of the Lower West Side district of Buffalo, New York, over a period of twenty years. The process allowed the photographer and the viewer to witness the development of several families. In this
The second photograph shows Eva and her daughter standing in front of the television set at home, surrounded by familial and religious images. Their age difference seems so small that they could be mistaken for sisters. The final photograph, made nineteen years after the first, portrays Eva as a grandmother and her daughter as a mother of three. Their surroundings are now considerably richer with personal effects, connoting a more comfortable and secure home life.