Henrietta Lacks

National Portrait Gallery and National Museum of African American History and Culture
May 8, 2018
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portrait of Henrietta Lacks
National Portrait Gallery and National Museum of African American History and Culture

“Henrietta Lacks (HeLa): The Mother of Modern Medicine” by Kadir Nelson, oil on linen, 2017.

Collection of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery and National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Kadir Nelson and the JKBN Group LLC.