Young children reenact the birth of Jesus in the Christmas Nativity play at St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church, Washington, D.C. 2003

Image for Young children reenact the birth of Jesus in the Christmas Nativity play at St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church, Washington, D.C. 2003
Photograph by
Johnson, Jason Miccolo, American
Subject of
St. Augustine Catholic Church, American, founded 1858
Unidentified Child or Children
Unidentified Woman or Women
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (sheet): 15 7/8 x 19 13/16 in. (40.3 x 50.3 cm)
H x W (image): 12 9/16 x 18 3/8 in. (31.9 x 46.7 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
2003; printed 2012
Description
A black-and-white photograph of children performing the Christmas Nativity on a church altar. A woman is directing several children on the left side of the photograph. A girl with a shawl around her head and holding a baby or doll is sitting at center. To her right stands a boy with a hood around his head and a blanket around his shoulders. Several children are kneeling behind them on the right side of the photograph. A girl standing at a podium with a microphone is in the background on the left side of the print. No inscriptions on the front or back.
Topic
African American
Children
Local and regional
Photography
Religious groups
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.141.37
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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