Stained-glass window given by the people of Wales adorns the balcony of the historical Sixteenth Street Baptist Church (site of a fatal1963 bombing), Birmingham, Alabama, 1996

Image for Stained-glass window given by the people of Wales adorns the balcony of the historical Sixteenth Street Baptist Church (site of a fatal1963 bombing), Birmingham, Alabama, 1996
Photograph by
Johnson, Jason Miccolo, American
Designed by
Petts, John, British, 1914 - 1991
Subject of
16th Street Baptist Church, American, founded 1873
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (sheet): 19 7/8 x 15 7/8 in. (50.5 x 40.3 cm)
H x W (image): 16 3/8 x 12 in. (41.6 x 30.5 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date
1996; printed 2012
Description
A black-and-white photograph of a stained glass window. The window depicts a crucified Christ. Text at the bottom of the window says “You To Do It To Me” and “GIVEN BY THE PEOPLE OF WALES UK – MCAMLXIV.” No inscriptions on the front or back.
Topic
African American
Art
Civil rights
Hate crimes
International affairs
Photography
Religious groups
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.141.43
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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