Franco images at gallery

This image of a New York City building superintendent holding his beloved baby pigeons is one of 24 photos in a show of work by Angel Franco opening Saturday, March 26, at The Hotchkiss School’s Tremaine Gallery. Photo by Angel Franco

SALISBURY — Photographer Angel Franco is many people, and he goes by many names. Most people call him Franco (pronounced more like Fronco, with a slight Latin trill on the R).

“If you can pronounce Angel, call me that,” he says. But of course that’s not angel like the ones in heaven and on Valentine cards, but on-Hel (with a slight Latin burr on the H).

Or if you know him really well, from the old days growing up in the outer boroughs of New York City, you might call him Pichi, pronounced like peachy.

“Pichi, not Peach,’” he emphasizes. “Don’t call me Peach.”

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