Contact print of Dick Howard wearing New Mexico Track sweatshirt

Photograph by
Unidentified
Printed by
Unidentified
Subject of
Dick Howard, American, 1935 - 1967
Date
ca. 1959; printed September 14, 1988
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper, wax
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 7 7/8 x 6 3/16 in. (20 x 15.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 x 7 1/16 in. (25.4 x 17.9 cm)
Description
A black and white contact print of an image of Richard W. Howard wearing a New Mexico Track sweatshirt and running shorts. He stands with his arms akimbo and smiles, looking to the right. His middle and ring fingers of his right hand are wrapped in tape. Printed on his sweatshirt in dark letters are the words [NEW MEXICO / TRACK]. "New Mexico" curves in an arch at the top of his shirt with "track" positioned horizontally at his lower sternum. The image itself is in the lower portion of the whole piece of paper. The dimensions of the original image and sheet are clearly visible. Two red crayon arrows were drawn at the top of the sheet. The back of the photograph has a printed date stamped on it in ink.
Place depicted
New Mexico, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
contact prints
portraits
Topic
Athletes
Photography
Sports
Track and field
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Howard Family
Object number
2012.140.6.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57ed0fd71-3c92-4226-a611-3082887d045f
2 image(s)