YOUNG MAN IN ROCKER
The simple prop of a piece of paper gives this portrait a sense of alertness or anticipation, despite the man's relaxed pose, tilting back his rocking chair. A backdrop is artfully placed to bring out details and forms.
Photographs taken on black and white glass negatives by African American photographer(s) John Johnson and Earl McWilliams from 1910 to 1925 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Douglas Keister has 280 5x7 glass negatives taken by these photographers. Larger scans available on request.