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Photograph by:
Frank Espada, Puerto Rican, 1930 - 2014  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 16 × 20 in. (40.6 × 50.8 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
Puerto Rico, United States, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
Cultural Place:
Puerto Rico, United States, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
Date:
1981
Description:
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of a man in his wood working shop in Puerto Rico. He is wearing a light color tank top with dark color trim and a bracelet on his proper right wrist. With both hands, he is holding up a piece of wood he has crafted to depict an image of two parental figures and their child.
The front of the print has the photographer’s signature written in pencil in the bottom right corner. On the back of the photograph is a black inked stamp, the photographer’s signature, and information of the photograph.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Migrations  Search this
Photography  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:
2021.53.12
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
Portfolio/Series:
The Puerto Rican Diaspora Documentary Project
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b89f749e-ee65-4b40-83e3-99996c89cfbe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.53.12