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
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
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)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Saint Francisville, West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date
1947
Description
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.
Topic
African American
Photography
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
2011.18.1
Rights
© Henri Cartier-Bresson. Permission required for use.
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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