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Katherine Johnson, Hampton, Virginia

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2 images
Photograph by
Leibovitz, Annie, American, born 1949
Subject of
Katherine Johnson, American, born 1918
Medium
pigment on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 14 5/8 × 14 3/8 in. (37.1 × 36.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 16 × 16 in. (40.6 × 40.6 cm)
Type
pigment prints
portraits
digital prints
Place depicted
Hampton, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date
2016
Description
An archival pigment portrait print of Katherine Johnson, seated with her hands on her hips. Johnson wears a black suit, red top, and a patterned black and gold scarf. Accessories include glasses, earrings, and a beaded necklace. In the background is a beach and the ocean under an overcast sky. There are no inscriptions on the front or back.
Topic
African American
Photography
Science
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Annie Leibovitz
Object number
2016.162
Restrictions & Rights
© Annie Leibovitz
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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