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Photograph by:
Milton Williams, American, born 1940  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper, mounting board
Dimensions:
H x W (Image and Sheet): 9 1/4 x 13 3/4 in. (23.5 x 34.9 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
March 1974
Caption:
Checker players at the corner of Sixth and Q Streets in northwest Washington. March 1974.
Milton Williams, Moments in Time, 1973-1993 (Nashville: James C. Winston Publishing Co., 1996), 147.
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of seven men wearing coats and hats outside a storefront. Several of the men sit on upturned crates around a checkerboard balanced on one man's lap. The photograph is attached to a thick mounting board. The board is stamped on the back.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Communities  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Photography  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Milton Williams Archives
Object number:
2011.15.6
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/fd5745407b3-e170-4445-8cf3-84b0f05c0791
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.15.6