Photograph of a St. Augustine High School student drawing in art class

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Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
St. Augustine High School, founded 1951
Unidentified Child or Children
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 5 x 7 in. (12.7 x 17.8 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date
early 1960s
Description
Black & white photograph of a St. Augustine High School student at a drawing board. This photograph is taken over the left shoulder of a student as he sits at a drawing board. The young man, wearing a herringbone pattern blazer and collared shirt, creates a figural drawing using his left hand. On the verso is handwritten "1A58C7A."
Topic
African American
Art
Children
Education
Religious groups
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of St. Augustine High School, New Orleans, LA
Object number
2014.47.11
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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