Southern Trailer Home • South Carolina

Image for Southern Trailer Home • South Carolina
Photograph by
Freed, Leonard, American, 1929 - 2006
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Printed by
Steinmetz Studio, French
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 12 15/16 x 19 1/16 in. (32.8 x 48.4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 26 in. (50.8 x 66 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date
1965; printed 1998
Description
A black-and-white photograph of a young man and a television in a darkened room in a trailer home in South Carolina by the photographer Leonard Freed. The young man stands to the extreme left of the frame and wears a patterned white shirt. His left hand is raised to his jaw, partly obscuring his face. To the extreme right of the photo is a television, turned on and showing a woman on the screen. The date and place the photo was taken are inscribed on the back along with the photographer's stamp.
Topic
African American
Domestic life
Photography
Television
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2009.10.8
Restrictions & Rights
© Leonard Freed & Magnum Photos, Inc.
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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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