Compiled by
Smith, Lewis Curtis, American, 1921 - 1997
Subject of
Tuskegee Airmen, 1941 - 1946
Smith, Lewis Curtis, American, 1921 - 1997
Unidentified Child or Children
Unidentified Man or Men
Date
1943-1944
Medium
paper, adhesive, silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (2015.272.15a image): 2 1/16 × 3 1/16 in. (5.3 × 7.7 cm)
H x W (2015.272.15a sheet): 2 3/8 × 3 3/8 in. (6 × 8.5 cm)
H x W (2015.272.15b image): 3 1/4 × 2 5/16 in. (8.3 × 5.9 cm)
H x W (2015.272.15b sheet): 3 7/16 × 2 1/2 in. (8.7 × 6.3 cm)
H x W (2015.272.15c image): 3 1/16 × 2 1/16 in. (7.8 × 5.3 cm)
H x W (2015.272.15c sheet): 3 7/16 × 2 3/8 in. (8.7 × 6.1 cm)
H x W (2015.272.15d image): 3 7/16 × 2 5/16 in. (8.8 × 5.9 cm)
H x W (2015.272.15d sheet): 3 3/4 × 2 9/16 in. (9.5 × 6.5 cm)
H x W (2015.272.15e image): 3 7/16 × 2 5/16 in. (8.8 × 5.8 cm)
H x W (2015.272.15e sheet): 2 9/16 × 3 3/4 in. (6.5 × 9.6 cm)
H x W (page): 8 7/16 × 10 13/16 in. (21.5 × 27.5 cm)
Description
Page 15 of a photograph album (2015.272) owned by Lewis Curtis Smith. The black colored page contains five black and white gelatin silver print photographs.
2015.272.15a: At the top left corner of the page the image depicts a young girl standing next to a gate. A handwritten label underneath the photograph says “Dolores Sister.”
2015.272.15b: At the top right corner of the page the image depicts a young boy standing on a sidewalk.
2015.272.15c: At the center of the page the picture is of Lewis Curtis Smith. He is wearing a leather jacket and a hat. He is smiling.
2015.272.15d: At the bottom left corner of the page the image depicts a young boy standing next to a gate.
2015.272.15e: At the bottom right corner of the page the image depicts three men in uniform standing in front of a long building.
Place captured
Naples, Campania, Napoli, Italy, Europe
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
photograph albums
Topic
Military
Tuskegee Airmen
World War II
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Victoria L.Thornton and Family
Object number
2015.272.15a-e
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5aec4b299-e515-4752-9e2b-b763ac025548
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