P. H. Polk photog. at Tuskegee Institute

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  • Image for P. H. Polk photog. at Tuskegee Institute
3 images
Photograph by
Barboza, Anthony, American, born 1944
Subject of
Polk, P. H., American, 1898 - 1984
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (sheet): 13 15/16 × 11 in. (35.4 × 27.9 cm)
H x W (image): 9 15/16 × 6 11/16 in. (25.2 × 17 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured
Tuskegee, Macon County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date
1970s
Description
A black and white photographic portrait of P. H. Polk at Tuskegee Institute. Polk stands with his right shoulder leaning against a white wall, with his face and shoulders facing towards the camera. His right hand rest above his right hip. He wears glasses and a buttoned cardigan sweater with broad dark and light-colored stripes. The print is signed by the artist on the front bottom right corner. In the opposite corner is the title [P.H. Polk photo at Tuskegee Institute]. Polk was the head of the photography department at the Tuskegee Institute from 1938 until he retired in 1984.
Topic
African American
Education
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2016.99.24
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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