Photograph of James Baldwin standing with David Baldwin and Leonard Bernstein

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2 images
Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Baldwin, James, American, 1924 - 1987
Bernstein, Leonard, American, 1918 - 1990
Baldwin, David, American
Medium
dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
4 15/16 x 7 7/16 in. (12.5 x 18.9 cm)
Type
photographs
portraits
Place depicted
Paris, Île-de-France, France, Europe
Date
June 19, 1986
Description
A color photograph depicting James Baldwin standing with his arm around the shoulders of his brother, David Baldwin, and American musical conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein. Both James Baldwin and Bernstein are wearing the Legion of Honour medals that they had just received.
Topic
African American
Literature
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of The Baldwin Family
Object number
2011.99.38
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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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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