Photograph of two American soldiers in Vietnam

  • Image for Photograph of two American soldiers in Vietnam
  • Image for Photograph of two American soldiers in Vietnam
2 images
Created by
Brown, James Edward II, American
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
dye on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 3 1/2 x 3 7/16 in. (8.9 x 8.7 cm)
Type
dye diffusion transfer prints
portraits
Place captured
Viet Nam, Asia
Date
ca. 1967
Description
A color photograph for two soldiers in Vietnam. Wearing military fatigues and standing side by side, the figure of the right wears a boonie hat, olive green tee shirt and cargo pants. The figure on the left is bareheaded and is wearing a long sleeved coat and cargo pants. He holds a beverage can in his right hand; his left is in his pocket. Both gaze directly at the viewer. In the background is a large military tent made of wood and canvas.
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
2013.11.4.4
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

NOTE: Cataloging is an ongoing process and we may update this record as we conduct additional research and review. If you have more information about this object, please contact us at NMAAHCDigiTeam@si.edu.