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Photograph by:
Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, American, born 1951  Search this
Printed by:
ModernAge Photographic Services, American  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Mary Fields School, 1930 - 1997  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 × 19 7/16 in. (33 × 49.4 cm)
H x W: 20 × 23 7/8 in. (50.8 × 60.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
digital prints
Place captured:
Daufuskie Island, Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States, Sea Islands, North and Central America
Date:
1979; printed 2007
Description:
This gelatin silver print depicts a black and white image of children playing on the playground of Mary Fields Elementary School under the shade of a tree. Two students play on a swingset while others play in a grassy field in the background. On the left side of the photograph a male student is seated on a swing. He is wearing a graphic t-shirt, pants and gym shoes. A female student is walking toward the empty swing and is wearing a striped sleeveless shirt and shorts. The school house is in the background. There are no inscriptions, front or back.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Communities  Search this
Photography  Search this
Play  Search this
Rural life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Generously donated by Bank of America Corporation
Object number:
2014.310.15
Restrictions & Rights:
© Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe
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
Portfolio/Series:
Daufuskie Island
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53d2592b1-97e8-425f-a572-320acc8aad71
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.310.15