Photograph by
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998
Subject of
Unidentified Child or Children
1930 - 1970
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 16 × 19 7/8 in. (40.6 × 50.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 1/16 × 15 7/8 in. (33.2 × 40.3 cm)
A black and white photograph of a young boy drinking from a water fountain. The water makes it to his mouth as well as wets his nose and chin. A closed window is present just behind the boy. There is an imprint of a palm tree in the bottom right corner of the border on the front of the photograph. The back of the photograph has an inscription, by hand, of the numbers: [1143.04], [1143], and a photographer's stamp.
Photographs and Still Images
gelatin silver prints
Black Press
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Charles A. Harris and Beatrice Harris in memory of Charles "Teenie" Harris
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
© Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive
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