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Photograph by:
Arthur Leipzig, American, 1918 - 2014  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 10 5/8 × 10 1/2 in. (27 × 26.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 × 11 in. (35.6 × 27.9 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Date:
ca. 1947
Description:
Black and white photograph of a group of children playing on the sidewalk by Arthur Leipzig. The unidentified children are playing a game of tug of war with a twisted rope. On the left side of the image are three boys with their backs to the camera pulling the rope from one side. There are four children in a group pulling from the other side. The boys are wearing collared shirts, striped long sleeved t-shirts, jeans, and sneakers. One girl is wearing a plaid dress. Another child is watching them play from further down the sidewalk. The city street with buildings, cars, pedestrians, and a bicycle rider can be seen in the background. There are photographer stamps on the reverse.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Children  Search this
Photography  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Youth  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Judith Leipzig in memory of Arthur Leipzig
Object number:
2017.69.3
Restrictions & Rights:
© Arthur Leipzig
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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/fd55ad75adc-813d-448d-8699-53f1b413941f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.69.3