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2 images
Photograph by
Barboza, Anthony, American, born 1944
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (sheet): 10 1/16 × 7 15/16 in. (25.5 × 20.1 cm)
H x W (image): 7 1/16 × 4 3/4 in. (18 × 12 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1970s
Description
A black and white photograph of two women in front of a store front. One woman is dressed in light-colored clothing and looks to the right of frame. The other woman is dressed in dark colored clothing with sunglasses and faces the opposite. Directly behind them is a store window displaying sunglasses, jewelry and electronics. Above them is an advertisement with an illustration of a little girl on the beach with her bathing suit being pulled down by a dog and the statement "Don't be a paleface!" On the back is the title, date, and photographer's signature.
Topic
African American
Advertising
Photography
Urban life
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2016.99.11
Restrictions & Rights
© Anthony Barboza
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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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