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Framed photograph of General Colin L. Powell and President Barack Obama

Catalog Data

Photograph by:
Pete Souza, American, born 1954  Search this
Published by:
The White House, founded 1792  Search this
Subject of:
General Colin L. Powell, American, 1937 - 2021  Search this
President Barack Obama, American, born 1961  Search this
Owned by:
General Colin L. Powell, American, 1937 - 2021  Search this
Medium:
(a) ink on photographic paper
(b) wood and glass
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 6 5/16 × 9 7/16 in. (16 × 24 cm)
H x W (sheet): 8 × 10 in. (20.3 × 25.4 cm)
H x W x D: 9 1/2 × 11 5/8 × 13/16 in. (24.2 × 29.5 × 2 cm)
Type:
photographs
portraits
Place captured:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2012
Caption:
This photograph of General Colin Powell and President Barack Obama was displayed in the study of Powell's residence in McLean, Virginia. Although a longtime Republican, Powell endorsed Democratic candidate Obama during the 2008 U.S. presidential election. Powell served as an unofficial advisor to President Obama during his presidency.
Description:
A framed and inscribed photograph of General Colin L. Powell dining with President Barack Obama at the White House, Washington, D.C., April 2012. This photograph depicts General Powell and President Obama, seated at a dark brown table in a room of the White House, talking and eating together. Both men are dressed in white shirts, neckties, dark trousers, and black leather shoes. They sit in dark wooden chairs with orange-brown leather seats atop a reddish-brown carpet with white stars. There are large, framed paintings on the two walls inside of the white room, and two more just outside of the open black door leading to an adjacent area of the White House. In the bottom white sheet of the photograph is a handwritten inscription in black ink that reads: [To Colin – Thanks for the friendship and continued good counsel! / Barack Obama]. On the reverse of the photograph is a square white label from The White House Photo Office. The photograph (a) is housed inside of a square black wooden frame (b), set between glass and cardboard backing.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Government  Search this
Men  Search this
Photography  Search this
Politics  Search this
U.S. History, 2001-  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alma J. Powell
Object number:
A2022.101.1.26ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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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
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd577545a49-bb0c-4e42-ac98-fe2b991ca7a0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2022.101.1.26ab