Photographic slide of a gay pride flag in San Francisco

Photograph by
Dr. Simmons, Ron, American, 1950 - 2020
Date
1988
Medium
reversal film and cardboard
Dimensions
H x W: 2 × 2 in. (5.1 × 5.1 cm)
Description
A color photographic slide depicting a rainbow gay pride flag flying from a flagpole in front of a cloudless blue sky. The image is captured from below the flag, looking up. Just behind the flag is a light grey building with decorative columns. In the distance, an art deco style skyscraper rises from the bottom right corner of the image, an American flag flying at the top. The film is in a white cardboard slide sleeve. Stamped in the bottom left corner in red ink is: JUL 88P04. On the obverse, in blue, is the mark [Ektachrome SLIDE] and [PROCESSED BY Kodak].
Place depicted
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Collection title
The Ron Simmons Photography Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Archival Collections
Type
color slides
Topic
Activism
Civil rights
Identity
LGBTQ
Sexuality
U.S. History, 1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ron Simmons
Object number
TA2019.38.1.1.1.2
Restrictions & Rights
© Ron Simmons
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c22b07fb-ddf1-4eee-a357-3ca1637f18f8
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