(Top picture) Young artists and members of the Broadway Boys and the Ebony Dukes on the East Tremont Avenue platform on the IRT number 5 line. This picture shows how young the graffitists were.
(Middle row; first picture) Graffiti during its first years in New York City. Tags include, Franky 135, Dutch 135, tame 136, rank 141, Charlie 610, Bobby, Macho ray, Puto, and Scoop.
(Middle row; second picture) Old MTA red car in the summer of 1971. Writers include, Bop Bop Bop, Santana 204, King Kool 143, Solid, Bachelor Jim One, and Tracy 168.
(Third row; second picture) The “scribble” of tags starts to change as new styles evolved.
(Third row; second picture)This is a blade I blockbuster 3-D piece dedicated to Dolores, created on June 11, 1978. This is a more elaborate form of graffiti; it is no longer scribble but an elegant use of shades.