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Photograph by:
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 16 × 19 15/16 in. (40.6 × 50.6 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 × 15 7/8 in. (33 × 40.3 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Francis Street and Wylie Avenue, Hill District, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
August 1945
A black and white photograph of a boy wearing a helmet in a toy US Army tank. The boy leans over the proper left side of the tank and smiles at the camera. The tank is stationary on a paved driveway adjacent to a brick building. There is an imprint of a palm tree in the bottom left corner of the border on the front of the photograph. The back of the photograph has an inscription, by hand, of the number: [1094.01] and a photographer's stamp.
African American  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Children  Search this
Photography  Search this
Play  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Charles A. Harris and Beatrice Harris in memory of Charles "Teenie" Harris
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive
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National Museum of African American History and Culture