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Photograph by:
Roy Lewis, American, born 1937  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 × 10 in. (20.3 × 25.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
August 1967
Description:
This black and white photograph depicts a large mural painted on the side of a two story building. The mural is broken into six segments, three across the top, and three across the bottom. Each section features various figures engaged in sports, music, and community activism. The mural faces a street with parked cars and a large dumpster in the lower left corner. A man walks down the street in front of the mural.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Communities  Search this
Identity  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Roy Lewis Archives 1967
Object number:
2017.23
Restrictions & Rights:
© Roy Lewis
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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/fd57e1c4c97-73ce-4780-bb55-465218c18f1e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.23