A Man in a Bowler Hat

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2 images
Photograph by
Bey, Dawoud, American, born 1953
Printed by
Black Point Editions, American, founded 2004
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
gelatin and carbon black on rag paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (16.5 x 24.1 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 20 3/16 × 16 in. (51.3 × 40.6 cm)
Type
carbon prints
portraits
Portfolio/Series
Harlem, USA
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Place depicted
Harlem, New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1976; printed 2005
Description
This image depicts a man in a formal black coat, black bowler hat, and white bowtie standing in front of a worn brick building. His right elbow is casually draped over a metal railing next to him. He is gazing directly at the camera, head cocked slightly to the right. Behind him is a scuffed metal railing and a window with white curtains.
Topic
Communities
Men
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.197.3
Restrictions & Rights
© Dawoud Bey

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