His life’s work, nearly 4,000 glass plate negatives, sat in a dark, dusty crawlspace seemingly forgotten for half a century.
Join us on Thursday, February 27th at 7pm to hear the story of the discovery and recovery of Richard Samuel Roberts’ work.
Phil Dunn, co-editor of the book, A True Likeness: The Black South of Richard Samuel Roberts, will share slides and stories of his extensive time with Roberts’ work. Dunn is a retired professor of art at the University of South Carolina and a professional photographer. He lives in Mathews, Virginia.