Photograph of two American soldiers sitting on a jeep in Vietnam

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2 images
Created by
Brown, James Edward II, American
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (8.9 x 8.9 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured
Viet Nam, Asia
Date
ca. 1967
Description
A black and white photograph of two soldiers, in military fatigues, sitting on the edge of a jeep's wind shield. The two figures, side by side, each hold up their right fists in the air. The figure on the right wears a boonie hat and sunglasses, and a watch on his left wrist. The left hand figure is bareheaded and holds his boonies hat on his left knee. They are both perched on the edge of the windshield, boots resting on the jeep's hood. Both figures gaze smiling at the viewer.
Topic
African American
Men
Military
Race relations
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of James E. Brown
Object number
2013.11.4.3
Restrictions & Rights
Public Domain
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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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