The Resurrection reenacted by members of Metropolitan Baptist Church, Washington, D.C. 1997

Image for The Resurrection reenacted by members of Metropolitan Baptist Church, Washington, D.C. 1997
Photograph by
Johnson, Jason Miccolo, American
Subject of
Metropolitan Baptist Church, American, founded 1864
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (sheet): 15 7/8 x 19 3/4 in. (40.3 x 50.2 cm)
H x W (image): 12 7/8 x 18 3/4 in. (32.7 x 47.6 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
1997; printed 2012
Description
A black-and-white photograph of a man dressed is a robe with a rope belt standing with his arms raised above his head. Four women wearing white dresses are standing next to him with their arms outstretched towards him. Flowers line an altar behind him. A choir stands on the altar. A banner above the man reads “…SURRECTI…” and “…PROCLAIMING A RESURRECTION FAITH FOR A CRUCIFIED…” No inscriptions on the front or back.
Topic
African American
Local and regional
Photography
Religious groups
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.141.36
Restrictions & Rights
© Jason Miccolo Johnson
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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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