Johnny Hamilton with chicken

Photograph by
Moutoussamy-Ashe, Jeanne, American, born 1951
Printed by
ModernAge Photographic Services, American
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Date
1979; printed 2007
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 19 7/16 × 12 3/16 in. (49.4 × 31 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 23 7/8 × 20 in. (60.6 × 50.8 cm)
Description
This gelatin silver print depicts a black and white image of a man holding a chicken. He is wearing a short-sleeve button down shirt. The top buttons are unfastened and his white undershirt is exposed. He is holding the chicken upside down with its feet in his right hand and its head in his left hand. There are no inscriptions, front or back.
Place captured
Daufuskie Island, Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States, Sea Islands, North and Central America
Portfolio/Series
Daufuskie Island
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
digital prints
Topic
Communities
Foodways
Photography
Rural life
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Generously donated by Bank of America Corporation
Object number
2014.310.40
Restrictions & Rights
© Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54c24f99f-8ad0-4277-a2aa-23b54f42ea60