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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Thomas Smith, American, died 1987  Search this
Medium:
dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 4 1/4 x 3 3/8 in. (10.8 x 8.6 cm)
Type:
chromogenic color prints
portraits
Place used:
Viet Nam, Asia
Date:
1965-1970
Description:
Color photograph of Thomas Smith holding an M16 rifle. Smith is wearing fatigues, a hat, and sunglasses. Military vehicles and three men in fatigues are visible in the background. The photograph is torn on the bottom left side and is adhered to a backing. A handwritten inscription on the back reads: [This is base camp 7c / me and my / girlfriend / sweet 16 / m-16 that is / we call them / black power].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black power  Search this
Military  Search this
Photography  Search this
Vietnam War, 1961-1975  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Devlin Culliver
Object number:
2012.163.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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/fd5bcce2b3a-0e8f-4580-b53c-ef78c29eb6cc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.163.2