Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Dr. Johnston, Albert C., American, 1900 - 1988
Johnston, Thyra A., American, 1903 - 1995
Johnston, Albert Chandler Jr., American, 1925 - 2014
Breen, Anne Baumann, American, 1930 - 2004
Johnston, Paul, American, born 1935
Johnston, Donald Vincent, American, 1929 - 2007
Date
1949
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 8 1/2 × 11 in. (21.6 × 27.9 cm)
H x W: 7 3/4 × 10 5/16 in. (19.7 × 26.2 cm)
Description
A photograph of the Johnston family. Starting to the left of the photograph depicts a tall woman in a white dress smiling looking directly into the camera. To the right of her is a man wearing a suit and bowtie. He has a mustache and is holding a cigarette or cigar in his right hand. To his right is a shorter woman also smiling and in a white dress looking directly into the camera. To the right of her is a young boy in a dark suit with only his top button buttoned and a bowtie around his neck. Behind him and slightly to the right is a man looking towards his right smiling. He is in a dark suit and wearing a dark necktie. To the right of him is a man wearing a white naval uniform looking towards his left smiling with both hands behind his back.
Place used
United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Colorism
Identity
Independent films
Segregation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.118.55
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd566426f5c-7274-460a-b741-afeebc02d73d
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