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Photograph by:
Leonard Freed, American, 1929 - 2006  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
20th Anniversary March on Washington, founded 1983  Search this
Printed by:
Brigitte Freed, American  Search this
Pablo Inirio  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 8 3/4 × 13 in. (22.2 × 33 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 13 15/16 in. (27.9 × 35.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
August 27, 1983; printed 2013
Description:
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of two (2) men participating in the twentieth anniversary of the March on Washington, August 27, 1983. The man in the foreground is reclining in the grass on his back supported by his elbows with his proper left knee raised. He depicted in three-quarters profile, shirtless and is wearing dark shorts and white sneakers. The man behind him is kneeling in the grass with his hands resting on the ground. He is depicted facing the viewer, wearing white shorts, a light colored sleeveless shirt, and sunglasses. In the background are several participants sitting in the grass with their backs to the viewer.
On the verso of the image are handwritten inscriptions that provide the image date, event information, location, image number, the name of the printer, and the signature of the donor. There are also two (2) stamp marks in black ink in the bottom right corner of the verso.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Photography  Search this
Politics  Search this
Race relations  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Brigitte Freed in memory of Leonard Freed
Object number:
2016.123.2.16
Restrictions & Rights:
© Leonard Freed & Magnum Photos, Inc
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:
USA. Second March on Washington.
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56e4969e2-9a1c-405b-83c4-ac35b644c359
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.123.2.16