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Young children reenact the birth of Jesus in the Christmas Nativity play at St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church, Washington, D.C. 2003

Catalog Data

Photograph by:
Jason Miccolo Johnson, American  Search this
Subject of:
St. Augustine Catholic Church, American, founded 1858  Search this
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (sheet): 15 7/8 x 19 13/16 in. (40.3 x 50.3 cm)
H x W (image): 12 9/16 x 18 3/8 in. (31.9 x 46.7 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2003; printed 2012
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of children performing the Christmas Nativity on a church altar. A woman is directing several children on the left side of the photograph. A girl with a shawl around her head and holding a baby or doll is sitting at center. To her right stands a boy with a hood around his head and a blanket around his shoulders. Several children are kneeling behind them on the right side of the photograph. A girl standing at a podium with a microphone is in the background on the left side of the print. No inscriptions on the front or back.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Holidays and festivals  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Photography  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.141.37
Restrictions & Rights:
© Jason Miccolo Johnson
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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/fd53f119349-113f-40cf-b34e-01e0d642f1df
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.141.37