Title: Up from Slavery



Photographer: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Author: Booker T. Washington
Publisher: Penguin
Designer: Not listed

 

Image Title: Booker T. Washington, ca. 1895 (large detail)
Photo Genre: Portrait
Book Genre: Memoir
Notes:

The back cover blurb for this paperback re-issue of Washington's classic autobiography states that Johnston's portrait was made in 1906. The Library of Congress, source of the reproduction puts the date at approximately 11 years earlier.

To view a full frame version of Johnston's photo, click on Point of Interest at right.