Serena and Venus #2

Image for Serena and Venus #2
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: 2813pixels × 4191pixels (2813pixels × 4191pixels)
Type
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. Serena (left) leans in towards her sister Venus (right) and looks at the camera with a smile on her face. Venus looks downward, away from the camera, and has her proper left hand raised in the air in front of her body. Both girls wear printed Reebok polo shirts.
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
2015.165.4
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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