Portrait collection

Collection Data

Description
Portraits of notable African Americans, Africans and black people of various nationalities with an emphasis on African Americans. Collection is organized alphabetically by individual and often includes candid and formal group portraits with colleagues, friends and/or family taken at various points in their lives. Images range from 18th century prints to 20th century photographs representing a variety of photographic and print types.
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1700 - 1999 (Questionable)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Portrait Collection
Topics
African Americans -- Portraits
African Americans
Blacks -- Portraits
Africans -- Portraits
Genres
Photographs
Portraits
Prints
Physical Description
Extent: Ca 25,000 prints.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): 16819138
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8903b2c0-c5f1-012f-080d-58d385a7bc34
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