Serena and Venus

Image for Serena and Venus
Photograph by
Lyons, Roderick J., American, born 1950
Subject of
Williams, Venus Ebony Starr, American, born 1980
Williams, Serena Jameka, American, born 1981
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 4191pixels × 2822pixels (4191pixels × 2822pixels)
Type
portraits
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place captured
Compton, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
1991
Description
Digital scan of a 35mm black and white negative of Venus and Serena Williams. Both girls are featured in profile and facing the left of the image. They are wearing matching printed shirts. Venus (foreground) has her head upward and looks out in front of her. Serena has her head looking slightly down at one of her hands.
Topic
African American
Athletes
Families
Photography
Tennis
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Roderick Lyons
Object number
2015.165.1
Restrictions & Rights
© Roderick Lyons
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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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