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Photograph of an American soldier in Vietnam

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2 images
Photograph by
Brown, James Edward II, American
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
dye on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 3 3/8 x 4 1/4 in. (8.6 x 10.8 cm)
Type
dye diffusion transfer prints
portraits
Place depicted
Viet Nam, Asia
Date
ca. 1967
Description
A color photograph of a soldier in Vietnam. This image depicts a young man in olive green army fatigues, standing in an open, grassy area. Behind him are palm trees and jungle foliage, and a mountain in the background. The man stands facing the viewer, hand on hips. He is in shadow and the picture is slightly unfocused.
Topic
African American
Men
Military
Race relations
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Violence
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of James E. Brown
Object number
2013.11.3.1
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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