Compiled by
Smith, Lewis Curtis, American, 1921 - 1997
Subject of
Tuskegee Airmen, 1941 - 1946
Date
1943-1944
Medium
paper, adhesive, silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (2015.272.4a image): 2 5/16 × 3 7/16 in. (5.9 × 8.8 cm)
H x W (2015.272.4a sheet): 2 9/16 × 3 3/4 in. (6.5 × 9.5 cm)
H x W (2015.272.4b image): 2 9/16 × 3 3/4 in. (6.5 × 9.5 cm)
H x W (2015.272.4b sheet): 2 5/16 × 3 7/16 in. (5.8 × 8.8 cm)
H x W (2015.272.4c image): 3 3/8 × 2 1/8 in. (8.6 × 5.4 cm)
H x W (2015.272.4c sheet): 3 9/16 × 2 3/8 in. (9.1 × 6 cm)
H x W (2015.272.4d image): 2 1/16 × 3 1/16 in. (5.3 × 7.8 cm)
H x W (2015.272.4d sheet): 2 3/8 × 3 3/8 in. (6 × 8.5 cm)
H x W (2015.272.4e image): 2 5/16 × 3 7/16 in. (5.9 × 8.8 cm)
H x W (2015.272.4e sheet): 2 9/16 × 3 3/4 in. (6.5 × 9.5 cm)
H x W (page): 8 7/16 × 10 13/16 in. (21.5 × 27.5 cm)
Description
Page 4 of a photograph album (2015.272) owned by Lewis Curtis Smith. The black colored page contains five black and white gelatin silver print photographs. An inscription at the top of the page at center reads "NAPOLI."
2015.272.4a: At the top left of the page is a photograph of buildings with trees in front.
2015.272.4b: At the top right of the page is a photograph of a large building.
2015.272.4c: A t the center of the page is a photograph of a young boy. The inscription handwritten in pencil beneath this photograph states "Boy's sister / helped at villa." 2015.272.4d: At the bottom left is a photograph of a bird on a branch.
205.272.4e: At the bottom right of the page is a photograph of a man walking next to a donkey pulling a wagon. The handwritten inscription beneath the image reads "Gates to villa."
Place captured
Campania, Napoli, Italy, Europe
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
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
2015.272.4a-e
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5306bc0a7-badf-464c-88b4-f48dc8babf96
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