Richard Samuel Roberts

A True Likeness: The Black South of Richard Samuel Roberts, 1920-1936
by Thomas L. Johnson
Publisher's Description
"The subject of most of Roberts' pictures is the human image. The collection is made up largely of studio portraits. They are of persons of all ages, and of the living and the dead. And they come from every social stratum of the black community."--from the introduction. This extraordinary book documents the work of a postal clerk by day and photographer by night who, during the 1920s and '30s, photographed the black community of Columbia, South Carolina.
ISBN: 0863161766
Publisher: Writers & Readers Publishing
Hardcover : 200 pages
Language: English
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