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Dixie Café

Image for Dixie Café
Created by
Lawrence, Jacob, American, 1917 - 2000
Medium
gouache on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W: 16 15/16 x 22 in. (43 x 55.9 cm)
Type
gouaches
Date
1948
Description
A depiction of a segregated café rendered in black and white, with black diners seated in the "Colored" section on the left, and white diners seated in the "White" section on the right. The drawing is signed and dated by the artist on the front.
Topic
African American
American South
Art
Segregation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Margaret and Michael Asch
Object number
2010.73
Rights
© 2015 The Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation, Seattle / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Visual Arts
Exhibition
Visual Art and the American Experience
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 052
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture