W.E.B. Du Bois

Image for W.E.B. Du Bois
Created by
Battey, C. M., American, 1873 - 1927
Subject of
W.E.B. Du Bois, American, 1868 - 1963
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image and Sheet): 13 5/8 × 10 5/16 in. (34.6 × 26.2 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted
Tuskegee, Macon County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date
1918
Description
A black-and-white, bust-length portrait of W.E.B. Du Bois. Du Bois has a mustache and wears a bow tie.
Topic
African American
Civil rights
Photography
Social reform
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2009.37.3
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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