Evangelist

Photograph by
Royster, Kenneth, American, born 1944
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Refuge Way of the Cross Church Inc., American, founded 1958
Date
1997
Medium
photograph: silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 14 7/8 × 14 7/8 in. (37.8 × 37.8 cm)
H x W (sheet): 20 × 16 in. (50.8 × 40.6 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph by Kenneth Royster of an evangelist. The unidentified man is standing out front of a church in Baltimore. Behind him is a sign which reads [Refuge Way of the Cro[ss] / Church of Christ] with information about the Order of Services at the bottom. The man is standing on the sidewalk wearing a white button-down shirt with a black tie and tan pants. His left hand is pointed to the ground behind him. He is speaking into a microphone. There is a metal folding chair with an open book and microphone box resting on the seat. A car in parked on the street. Two (2) houses are visible across the street with two (2) individuals standing on the steps to the house on the right. There are numerical inscriptions on the reverse.
Place depicted
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Portfolio/Series
Praise
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Communities
Photography
Preaching
Religion
Religious groups
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kenneth Royster in honor of Prof. Samuel L. Green
Object number
2018.41.20
Restrictions & Rights
© Kenneth Royster
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5590fee4c-2c39-4da4-a89f-9d9fdcd0e2c7
2 image(s)