Photographic print of helmeted boy in toy US tank

Photograph by
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998
Subject of
Unidentified Child or Children
Date
August 1945
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 16 × 19 15/16 in. (40.6 × 50.6 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 × 15 7/8 in. (33 × 40.3 cm)
Description
A black and white photograph of a boy wearing a helmet in a toy US Army tank. The boy leans over the proper left side of the tank and smiles at the camera. The tank is stationary on a paved driveway adjacent to a brick building. There is an imprint of a palm tree in the bottom left corner of the border on the front of the photograph. The back of the photograph has an inscription, by hand, of the number: [1094.01] and a photographer's stamp.
Place depicted
Francis Street and Wylie Avenue, Hill District, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Children
Photography
Play
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
2014.302.9
Restrictions & Rights
© Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f7e90168-1364-4c2a-9a09-d200fe61fb6c
2 image(s)