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Photograph by:
Gerard H. Gaskin, Trinidadian American, born 1965  Search this
Subject of:
Marquise Foster, American, born 1989  Search this
Printed by:
Light Work, American, founded 1973  Search this
ink on Canson Baryta photographique paper
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)
inkjet prints
Place captured:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
A color photographic print portrait of fashion designer Marquise Foster captured in a look he wore while walking the All American Runway category at a ball in Philadelphia in 2017. Foster is pictured standing center frame against a dark grey background. He wears a red knit suit jacket and pants with a black, grey, and white plaid pattern. Woven black leather bracers cover his forearms. He wears a tall, black velvet top hat and has a black star painted around his proper right eye. He stands looking straight ahead at the camera, his hands by his sides. There are no inscriptions, front or back.
African American  Search this
Communities  Search this
Dance  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  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
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Restrictions & Rights:
© Gerard Gaskin
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National Museum of African American History and Culture