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Photograph by:
Robert H. McNeill, American, 1917 - 2005  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (image): 16 × 20 in. (40.6 × 50.8 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
Norfolk, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1938
Description:
A black and white photograph of an unidentified stevedore in Norfolk, Virginia in 1938. The man is sitting down with one arm across his chest and the other resting on his leg. Two other people are partially visible on either side of the man.
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Labor  Search this
Photography  Search this
Skilled labor  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Graham Holdings Company
Object number:
2014.276.2.15
Restrictions & Rights:
© Robert H. McNeill Heirs
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
Collection title:
Robert McNeill Photographs
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b1f4c071-f705-4c44-9133-eb8ef7e88294
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.276.2.15