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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Furious Flower Poetry Center, American, founded 1999  Search this
Subject of:
Nikki Giovanni, American, born 1943  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 13/16 × 7 7/8 in. (25 × 20 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
1950-2014
Description:
This black and white photograph depicts Nikki Giovanni. Shown from the waist up, she is seated and leans sideways on her right elbow. She holds a stack of her volumes of poetry in her right hand and leans her right cheek on the volumes. Wearing a dark sweater over a collared shirt, she gazes directly at the viewer.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Feminism  Search this
Literature  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Furious Flower Poetry Center, JMU
Object number:
2014.254.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
BAM (Black Arts Movement 1965-1976)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cf4b8aaa-3ed7-4b6e-9dc6-d82dcee6b0c9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.254.6