Children from Metropolitan Baptist Church use letters to announce Easter on the Washington Monument grounds, Washington, D.C., 1999

Image for Children from Metropolitan Baptist Church use letters to announce Easter on the Washington Monument grounds, Washington, D.C., 1999
Photograph by
Johnson, Jason Miccolo, American
Subject of
Metropolitan Baptist Church, American, founded 1864
Unidentified Child or Children
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (sheet): 15 7/8 x 19 7/8 in. (40.3 x 50.5 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
1999; printed 2012
Description
A black-and-white photograph of nine children standing on a flower lined stage. They are holding signs with letters that spell “EASTER.” Several people are facing them in the foreground. 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, Gift of Jason Miccolo Johnson
Object number
2012.144.7
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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