Katherine Johnson, Hampton, Virginia

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Description
An archival pigment portrait print of Katherine Johnson, seated with her hands on her hips. Johnson wears a black suit, red top, and a patterned black and gold scarf. Accessories include glasses, earrings, and a beaded necklace. In the background is a beach and the ocean under an overcast sky. There are no inscriptions on the front or back.
Photograph by
Annie Leibovitz, American, born 1949
Subject of
Katherine Johnson, American, born 1918
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Annie Leibovitz
Restrictions & Rights
© Annie Leibovitz
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Classification
Media Arts-Photography
2016
Object number
2016.162
Topic
African American
Photography
Science
Women
Place depicted
Hampton, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Medium
pigment on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 14 5/8 × 14 3/8 in. (37.1 × 36.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 16 × 16 in. (40.6 × 40.6 cm)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Type
pigment prints
portraits
digital prints