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Portrait of Langston Hughes

Image for Portrait of Langston Hughes
Photograph by
Draper, Louis H., American, 1935 - 2002
Subject of
Hughes, Langston, American, 1902 - 1967
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 10 15/16 x 13 15/16 in. (27.8 x 35.4 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date
ca. 1960
Description
A gelatin silver print of Langston Hughes sitting at a desk in front of a typewriter. Hughes is wearing a short sleeve button-up shirt with vertical stripes and holds a pencil in his right hand. Handwritten on reverse side of photograph is [11 x 14 -Outer/350.00/49/32/6/DR 0040/Portrait of Langston Hughes].
Topic
African American
Literature
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.43.3
Restrictions & Rights
© The Louis Draper Archive
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Second Floor, 2 050
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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