Saint Francisville, Louisiana

Image for Saint Francisville, Louisiana
Created by
Cartier-Bresson, Henri, French, 1908 - 2004
Subject of
Unidentified Child or Children
Unidentified Man or Men
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 14 x 9 3/8 in. (35.6 x 23.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 15 15/16 x 11 3/4 in. (40.5 x 29.8 cm)
H x W (Mat OD): 22 3/4 x 17 1/2 in. (57.8 x 44.5 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Saint Francisville, West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
A white man and two black boys stand before a storefront with prices in the windows. They all lean against some sort of pipe fixture bolted into the sidewalk. Stamped and signed, the donor purchased directly from the artist.
African American
Race relations
United States--History--1945-1953
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Azalea Software, Inc.
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
© Henri Cartier-Bresson. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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