Photograph by
Gaskin, Gerard H., Trinidadian American, born 1965
Subject of
Milan, Brenda, American
Black Trans Advocacy, American, founded 2012
Black Trans International Pageantry System, American, founded 2012
Printed by
Light Work, American, founded 1973
Date
February 18, 2017
Medium
ink on Canson Baryta photographique paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet) : 20 × 16 in. (50.8 × 40.6 cm)
H x W (Image) : 19 × 12 5/8 in. (48.3 × 32.1 cm)
Description
A color photographic print portrait of the 2017 Winner of the BTIPS NY (Black Trans International Pageantry System of New York) Miss Black Trans New York, Brenda Milan, taken at the Ebony Ball in Manhattan in February 2017.
Milan is pictured from the hips up, standing against a dark grey background. She wears a long sleeve, black dress and his posing with her proper right hand on her hip. She is facing forward and looking to her right. Across her chest is a white sash reading [BTIPS NY MISS BLACK TRANS NEW YORK] in black text. Upon her head is a tall rhinestone tiara in an intricate design. There are no inscriptions, front or back.
Place captured
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Portfolio/Series
Legendary Portraits
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
portraits
inkjet prints
Topic
Communities
Dance
Fashion
Gender
Identity
LGBTQ
Music
Nightlife
Photography
Sexuality
Urban life
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2019.71.33
Restrictions & Rights
© Gerard Gaskin
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd569c67737-588a-4b75-9037-b7a6561d27e5
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