Photograph by
White, John H., American, born 1945
Subject of
Unidentified Child or Children
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 13 15/16 × 10 3/8 in. (35.4 × 26.4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 × 11 in. (35.6 × 27.9 cm)
A black and white photographic print of a child climbing out of an apartment window onto a balcony. The child is barefoot and is wearing shorts and a light-colored shirt. His right leg is on the baseboard of the balcony as he holds on to the railing with both arms. His left leg is laying across the window seal. The child is climbing onto the second of three balconies visible in the photograph. The balcony on the floor below the child has two tires on it. A dog is resting on the balcony of the apartment above. The back of the photograph is stamped with [PHOTOGRAPH BY / JOHN H. WHITE] .
Place captured
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Media Arts-Photography
gelatin silver prints
Urban life
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of John H. White/Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photojournalist
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
© John H. White
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