Print of three people in double exposure

Photograph by
Johnson, John, American, 1879 - 1953
Subject of
Johnson, Odessa, American, 1891 - 1953
Unidentified Child or Children
Printed by
Keister, Douglas R., American
Date
1919-1925; printed 2012
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 10 x 14 in. (25.4 x 35.6 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 12 x 16 in. (30.5 x 40.6 cm)
Description
A digital print of Odessa Johnson, a girl, and a boy posing outside a large wooden stucture in Lincoln, Nebraska. The photo is framed between to large, open wooden doors, possibly of a barn. A white backdrop hangs from the door's opening and a cloth has been placed on the ground. The negative was exposed multiple times meaning each of the sitters appears several times. The women wear white dresses and the boy is in dark shorts and a striped shirt.
Place captured
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
portraits
digital prints
Topic
Domestic life
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.56.2.39
Restrictions & Rights
© Douglas Keister
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5623ae5bd-7528-4fa2-b6c1-56c83f142a44