Focus 45: Frederick Douglass and His Photographic Legacy

Saturday, February 10, 2018, 12 p.m.
, Dryden Theatre
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    John Howe Kent (American, 1827–1910). Frederick Douglass, January 26, 1874. Albumen silver print. George Eastman Museum, gift of Donald P. Tucker.

On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of Frederick Douglass's birth, artist Amanda Chestnut and Associate Curator in the Department of Photography Heather Shannon will talk about the great American's contribution to the history of photography as well as the implications of collecting and preserving photographs of and documents authored by people of color.

Free to the public. 

Event Details

Saturday, February 10, 2018
12 p.m.
Dryden Theatre
Members Free