Father & Son

Created by
Terry, Roderick, American
Subject of
Unidentified Child or Children
Unidentified Man or Men
Created by
Penn Camera, American, 1954 - 2012
Subject of
Million Man March, American, founded 1995
Printed by
Penn Camera, American, 1954 - 2012
Date
October 16, 1995
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Description
This black-and-white photograph depicts a man holding a little boy on his right shoulder. The little boy, wearing a zipped-up sweatshirt with the hood up, jeans, and button pin, looks directly at the viewer and drapes his left arm around the man's head. The pin reads "MILLION MAN MARCH / OCTOBER 16, 1995 WASHINGTON, D.C." around the edge and "1 / IN A / MILLION" in the center. The man, wearing sunglasses, a button down shirt and light colored coat holds the boy in place with his left hand on the boy's knee and his right hand supporting the boy's waist.
Place depicted
National Mall, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Portfolio/Series
One Million Strong
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Activism
Civil rights
Families
Fatherhood
Local and regional
Men
Photography
U.S. History, 1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Roderick Terry
Object number
2013.99.42
Restrictions & Rights
© Roderick Terry
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5dcbde062-5558-4216-b049-b0fad122a121