Chess Players

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3 images
Photograph by
Williams, Milton, American, born 1940
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Child or Children
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image and Sheet): 8 × 10 in. (20.3 × 25.4 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1980
Description
A black-and-white photograph of two men sitting on a brick wall playing chess. The man on the right is leaning forward, over the chess board, on his left elbow. A third man is looking between the leaning man's arm. The man on the left is laughing. Two women are standing behind them smiling. A girl is leaning against a light post in the background. A city street is also seen in the background. The photograph is stamped and inscribed on the back.
Topic
African American
Amusements
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Milton Williams Archives
Object number
2011.15.208
Restrictions & Rights
© Milton Williams
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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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