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Black and White
  • Lawrence Beall Smith
    1909–1989
    born: Washington, DC, United States ; died: Cross River, New York, United States
  • Black and White, 1941
  • Where object was made: United States
  • lithograph
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 224 x 282 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 13/16 x 11 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 310 x 459 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 3/16 x 18 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Gift of Hal M. Davison, Class of 1949
  • Not on display
  • 1998.0589
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

An African American gentleman plays cards with an caucasian boy. Both are seated on the curb. The boy is seated by a garbage can. The gentleman is seated next to a fire hydrant.