Margaret Walker, from the portfolio 'O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes

images for Margaret Walker, from the portfolio 'O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes
Topic
Ethnic\African-American
Occupation\writer\poet
Portrait female
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Restrictions & Rights
Photograph © Van Vechten Trust; Compilation/Publication © Eakins Press Foundation. From 'O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes (Eakins, 2015)
Artist
Carl Van Vechten, born Cedar Rapids, IA 1880-died New York City 1964
Printer
Richard Benson, born Newport, RI 1943-died Providence, RI 2017
Sitter
Margaret Walker
Credit Line
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Medium
photogravure
Dimensions
image: 8 7/8 × 6 in. (22.5 × 15.2 cm)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department
Graphic Arts
1942, printed 1983
Type
Photography-Photomechanical Reproduction
Object number
1983.63.165