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Photograph by:
Milton Williams, American, born 1940  Search this
Subject of:
Bernis Carr Jr., American, 1942 - 1978  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper, mounting board
Dimensions:
H x W (Image and Sheet): 7 15/16 x 9 7/8 in. (20.2 x 25.1 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
February 20, 1978
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of two men in uniform seen from behind at a funeral viewing. The casket is open and surrounded by flower arrangements and three stained glass windows appear in the background. The photograph is attached to a thick mounting board. The board is stamped and inscribed on the back.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Funeral customs and rites  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Photography  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Milton Williams Archives
Object number:
2011.15.19
Restrictions & Rights:
© Milton Williams
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd542984d42-88a8-4876-beb8-65e4c182b11c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.15.19