On View
Power of Place Gallery
Exhibition
Power of Place
Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Spraggs, Venice, 1905 - 1956
Used by
The Chicago Defender, American, founded 1905
Date
ca. 1950
Medium
zinc
Dimensions
5 9/16 x 3 7/8 x 1/16 in. (14.1 x 9.8 x 0.2 cm)
Description
Printing plate of a bust-length portrait of Venice Spraggs. The bottom left and bottom right corners have accretions. On the back in black pigment, [VENICE / Spraggs / SPRA-[illegible] / 51, -[illegible]]
Place collected
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Tools and Equipment-Crafting-Artistic-Image-making
Type
printing plates
portraits
Topic
Business
Communication
Mass media
Technology
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Chicago Defender Publishing Company
Object number
2012.18.5.103
Restrictions & Rights
© Chicago Defender Publishing Company
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58efdd37c-cfa8-4419-bca9-4f0d7479a774
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