Photograph by
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Date
ca. 1947
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (sheet): 8 11/16 × 11 3/8 in. (22.1 × 28.9 cm)
Description
A black and white photograph of a coal miner outside the entrance to a mine. He stands in the center of the foreground; he wears a helmet with an electric light affixed to the crown. He holds a metal lunch pail to his side under his proper left arm. To his right are a line of mine carts parked on a rail leading to the mine entrance. The back of the photograph is blank.
Place depicted
Library, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Communities
Labor
Photography
Skilled labor
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
2014.302.57
Restrictions & Rights
© Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f60e70a6-36c0-4354-a22b-88b436105cf3
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