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Compiled by:
Lewis Curtis Smith, American, 1921 - 1997  Search this
Subject of:
Tuskegee Airmen, 1941 - 1946  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
paper, adhesive, silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (2015.272.11a image): 2 1/8 × 3 3/8 in. (5.4 × 8.5 cm)
H x W (2015.272.11a sheet): 2 3/8 × 3 9/16 in. (6 × 9.1 cm)
H x W (2015.272.11b image): 2 1/16 × 3 1/16 in. (5.3 × 7.8 cm)
H x W (2015.272.11b sheet): 2 3/8 × 3 3/8 in. (6.1 × 8.5 cm)
H x W (2015.272.11c image): 2 1/16 × 3 1/16 in. (5.3 × 7.8 cm)
H x W (2015.272.11c sheet): 2 3/8 × 3 3/8 in. (6 × 8.5 cm)
H x W (2015.272.11d image): 2 1/16 × 3 3/8 in. (5.3 × 8.5 cm)
H x W (2015.272.11d sheet): 2 3/8 × 3 5/8 in. (6 × 9.2 cm)
H x W (2015.272.11e image): 2 5/16 × 3 1/2 in. (5.9 × 8.9 cm)
H x W (2015.272.11e sheet): 2 9/16 × 3 3/4 in. (6.5 × 9.5 cm)
H x W (page): 8 7/16 × 10 13/16 in. (21.5 × 27.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
photograph albums
Place captured:
Naples, Campania, Napoli, Italy, europe
Date:
1943-1944
Description:
Page 11 of a photograph album (2015.272) owned by Lewis Curtis Smith. The black colored page contains five black and white gelatin silver print photographs.
2015.272.11a: At the top left corner of the page is a photograph of a city street with people walking down it. A man is riding a bicycle at the center of the photograph.
2015.272.11b: At the top right corner of the page is a landscape shot of a Naples with Mount Vesuvius in the background.
2015.272.11c: At center of the page is a photograph of an airplane flying. Trees and the tops of buildings are in the foreground.
2015.272.11d: At the bottom left corner of the page is a photograph depicting a runway with airplanes. Mount Vesuvius is in the background. A handwritten label above the photograph says “Vesuvius and / Campodichino Airport.”
2015.272.11e: At the bottom right corner of the page is a landscape shot of trees.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
Tuskegee Airmen  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Victoria L.Thornton and Family
Object number:
2015.272.11a-e
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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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/fd5145fc436-01b3-42b0-ab0b-c80632ee8dd2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.272.11a-e