Head of a [___] Man

How the British Museum continues to center whiteness when describing prints of Black and white men.

by Sara Blad | 21 November 2020

Mezzotint by Wallerant Vaillant. Described as a ‘[h]ead of a black man looking to right’. Photo: British Museum.

Drawing by Lorenzo Lotto. Described as a ‘[h]ead of a man wearing a cap’. Photo: British Museum.