April 30, 2018
For Immediate Release
City Launches W. W. Law Photograph Collection Exhibit
SAVANNAH, GA (April 30, 2018) — The Department of Records and Archives will be displaying “Capturing the Soul: Portrait Photography from the W.W. Law Collection” at the Beach Institute African American Cultural Center through January 2019.
The display features thirty portraits from the W. W. Law Photograph Collection which highlight the evolving nature of photography, portraiture as an art form, as well as material culture through time. The images date from the 1870s through the 1990s, and document the lives of individuals both prominent and anonymous. An opening reception for the public will be held on Friday, May 11, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
For more information about the exhibit or the W. W. Law Collection, please contact Luciana Spracher, Director of Records & Archives, at (912) 651-6411.