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Photograph by:
Anthony Barboza, American, born 1944  Search this
Subject of:
P. H. Polk, American, 1898 - 1984  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (sheet): 13 15/16 × 11 in. (35.4 × 27.9 cm)
H x W (image): 9 15/16 × 6 11/16 in. (25.2 × 17 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured:
Tuskegee, Macon County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1970s
Description:
A black and white photographic portrait of P. H. Polk at Tuskegee Institute. Polk stands with his right shoulder leaning against a white wall, with his face and shoulders facing towards the camera. His right hand rest above his right hip. He wears glasses and a buttoned cardigan sweater with broad dark and light-colored stripes. The print is signed by the artist on the front bottom right corner. In the opposite corner is the title [P.H. Polk photo at Tuskegee Institute]. Polk was the head of the photography department at the Tuskegee Institute from 1938 until he retired in 1984.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Education  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2016.99.24
Restrictions & Rights:
© Anthony Barboza
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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:
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EDAN-URL:
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