Stepping Out

Photograph of the Martins dancing

Image for Stepping Out
Photograph by
Williams, Milton, American, born 1940
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 5 x 8 1/16 in. (12.7 x 20.5 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
1972-1995
Description
A black-and-white photograph of a man and woman dancing. The man is wearing a dark colored suit and the woman is wearing a dark colored dress. The man dancing is also wearing a nametag. They are dancing in front of a group of people sitting in rows of folding chairs. Some of the people in the audience are wearing winter coats, hats and nametags. The photograph is stamped and inscribed on the back. the inscription identifies the couple dancing as "the Martins."
Topic
African American
Communities
Dance
Photography
United States--Social life and customs
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Milton Williams Archives
Object number
2011.15.390
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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