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Photograph by:
Gerard H. Gaskin, Trinidadian American, born 1965  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified  Search this
Printed by:
Light Work, American, founded 1973  Search this
Medium:
ink on Canson Baryta photographique paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet) : 20 × 16 in. (50.8 × 40.6 cm)
H x W (Image) : 19 × 12 5/8 in. (48.3 × 32.1 cm)
Type:
portraits
inkjet prints
Place captured:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
2010s
Description:
A color photographic print portrait of an unidentified figure in a black halter dress. The subject is pictured standing in front of a dark grey background. The dress is composed of a black snake-skin textured material, with a short pleated skirt and ties at the neck. The subject also wears fishnet stockings and stands with hands behind their back, head turned slightly and looking directly at the camera. There are no inscriptions, front or back.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Communities  Search this
Dance  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Gender  Search this
Identity  Search this
LGBTQ  Search this
Music  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Photography  Search this
Sexuality  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2019.71.36
Restrictions & Rights:
© Gerard Gaskin
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:
Legendary Portraits
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51e552e07-3174-4fb1-ae3e-e1e80ccd4bc2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.71.36