Father and Two Sons

Created by
Terry, Roderick, American
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Child or Children
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 (Image): 13 11/16 x 10 5/8 in. (34.8 x 27 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm)
Description
This black-and-white photograph depicts a man and his two young sons; he carries the younger one on his shoulders while holding the older one in front of him, arms around his shoulders. They stand turned slightly away from the viewer. All three wear baseball caps; the oldest son has turned his backwards. They and the surrounding men gaze intently to the right. In the background, a man is visible sitting in the upper branches of a tree.
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
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
2013.99.8
Restrictions & Rights
© Roderick Terry
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd572770541-2e4b-4a68-bb22-851f53b2abb6