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Roberta Flack

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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A black and white photographic portrait of singer Roberta Flack. The portrait is a close up of Flack's face, depicting her from the shoulders up. Flack is angled in the frame, with her chin tilted down and her eyes closed. Her large Afro hairstyle extends beyond the top and right of the image. She wears a dark colored garment with small, light colored, metallic designs embroidered on the shoulders and an open neckline. On the back of the print is the title, date, photographer's signature, and stamp.
Photograph by
Anthony Barboza, American, born 1944
Subject of
Roberta Flack, American, born 1937
Date
1971
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (sheet): 14 × 11 in. (35.5 × 28 cm)
H x W (image): 13 1/16 × 10 3/4 in. (33.1 × 27.3 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Object number
2016.99.32
Topic
African American
Photography
Singers (Musicians)
Restrictions & Rights
© Anthony Barboza