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James Baldwin
  • Robert Adelman
    born: Brooklyn, New York, United States ; died: Miami Beach, Florida, United States
  • James Baldwin, 1964
  • "Everybody Knows His Name," published in Esquire magazine, August 1964
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 16.7 x 24.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 9/16 x 9 3/4 in
    Frame Dimensions: 32 1/4 x 16 1/4 x 3/4 in 1980.0475–1980.0477 framed together
    Weight: 7 lbs
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0476
Label Text

Black-and-white image of an African American man (identified as James Baldwin) wearing white shirt and dark tie, sitting on sofa. His arms are raised and his fingers spread out on his hands. There are records standing up next to the sofa. There is a bottle on the table in front of the man.