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Photograph by:
John H. White, American, born 1945  Search this
Subject of:
Gordon Parks, American, 1912 - 2006  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 8 9/16 × 5 7/8 in. (21.7 × 14.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 × 11 in. (35.6 × 27.9 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
photographs
Place collected:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1980s; printed later
Description:
A black and white photographic print of Gordon Parks smoking a pipe. Parks has gray hair and a mustagche and is holding his pipe with both hands. Most of the smoke from the pipe is concentrated around his hands but some of it wafts in the air above. There are no inscriptions, front or back.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of John H. White/Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photojournalist
Object number:
2016.118.19
Restrictions & Rights:
© John H. White
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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/fd5769045de-6052-4e12-9eb9-335a620ddc45
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.118.19