Children in Bedroom • Johns Island, SC

Image for Children in Bedroom • Johns Island, SC
Photograph by
Freed, Leonard, American, 1929 - 2006
Subject of
Unidentified Child or Children
Printed by
Steinmetz Studio, French
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 8 11/16 x 13 in. (22 x 33 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
H x W (Matted): 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Media Arts-Photography
Place captured
Johns Island, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
1964; printed 1998
A black-and-white photograph of several young children by the photographer Leonard Freed taken in St. Johns, South Carolina. Seven boys and girls are photographed in the reflection of a large mirror they are facing, the bottom outline of which is visible in the photograph. There is a large window to the left of the photo letting in light. The date and place the photo was taken are inscribed on the back along with the photographer's stamp.
American South
Domestic life
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
© Leonard Freed & Magnum Photos, Inc.

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