African American Woman Portrait Study

“African American Woman Portrait Study” by #chrissmith #artoverwar , Sketch Study from W. E. B. Du Bois series of

photographs for the exhibit at the 1900 Paris Exposition. The photographs represented life in Georgia, U.S.A. of affluent young African American …..women , challenged the scientific “evidence” and popular racist caricatures of the day that ridiculed and sought to diminish African American social and economic success. (loc.gov)