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Photograph by:
Frank Espada, Puerto Rican, 1930 - 2014  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
Central Park, New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1960
Description:
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of three young siblings standing on pavement in Central Park. Two sisters are standing on either side of their brother, each of them holding his hand, while standing sideways with their heads turned behind them. Each sister is wearing a flower-patterned dress, white socks, and black shoes. The brother is the only one facing forward but his gaze is not directed at the camera. He is wearing a horizontally striped shirt with dark color pants, a dark color belt, and presumably black shoes. In the upper left quadrant of the image is a partial view of someone’s proper right backside.
There are no inscriptions on the front of the photograph. The back of the photograph has numerical inscriptions from the photographer.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Communities  Search this
Families  Search this
Photography  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center
Object number:
2021.53.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of Frank Espada
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
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e3ad273b-abb6-47fc-ab91-cf2c4496e080
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.53.1