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African American Portraits from Library of CongressCreated by: PICRYLDated: 2016
[African American man and child, full-length portrait, facing front] / Bundy & Williams, photographers, Middleton, Conn.
African American Portraits from Library of Congress
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[African American man, possibly named "Small", full length studio portrait, well-dressed, standing, facing front with left hand resting on the back of a chair] / photographed by B.F. Reimer, No. 624 Arch Street, Philada.

[African American man, possibly named "Small", full length studio port...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in ink and pencil on verso: Small. On verso: No. 13185. Purchase; Marian Carson; 2001; (DLC/PP-2001:068). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

[Half-length portrait of an African American woman wearing a hat and holding parasol]

[Half-length portrait of an African American woman wearing a hat and h...

Title devised by Library staff. Purchase; William A. Gladstone; 1995; (DLC/PP-1995:113.116) Title devised by Library staff. Gladstone's inventory code and notes: CDV85; Civilians II. General information about t... more

[M. Miller, Colonel, 18th Mo. Infantry, full-length portrait, facing right, standing before horse held by African-American man]
[Portrait of a man]

[Portrait of a man]

Sketch of a black man in hat and overcoat. Figure sketch of seaman in background. Title devised. Formerly Waud no. C-155. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.1082) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civi... more

[Portrait of an African American man, standing]

[Portrait of an African American man, standing]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[African American man, full-length portrait, standing]

[African American man, full-length portrait, standing]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[African American boy, full-length portrait, standing]

[African American boy, full-length portrait, standing]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[Portrait of African American girl, seated]

[Portrait of African American girl, seated]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[African American woman, full-length portrait, standing]

[African American woman, full-length portrait, standing]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[African American man, full-length portrait, standing by a plant]

[African American man, full-length portrait, standing by a plant]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[African American boy, full-length portrait, standing]

[African American boy, full-length portrait, standing]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[Young African American woman, full-length portrait, standing]

[Young African American woman, full-length portrait, standing]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[Full-length portrait of African American man, standing]

[Full-length portrait of African American man, standing]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[Portrait of two young African American women, one standing, one seated]

[Portrait of two young African American women, one standing, one seate...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[Portrait of an African American man, seated]

[Portrait of an African American man, seated]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[Young African American woman, full-length portrait standing]

[Young African American woman, full-length portrait standing]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[Portrait of an African American man, standing]

[Portrait of an African American man, standing]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[Portrait of an African American man, seated]

[Portrait of an African American man, seated]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[Portrait of young African American man, seated]

[Portrait of young African American man, seated]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[Portrait of African American man, seated]

[Portrait of African American man, seated]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing left, reading book]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing left, reading bo...

Helen Nanny Burroughs Collection (Library of Congress)

[Ida B. Wells, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right]

[Ida B. Wells, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right]

Illus. in: The Afro-American press and its editors, by I. Garland Penn., 1891. Published in: The African-American mosaic, a Library of Congress resource guide for the study of black history and culture / Debra... more

[African American man, half-length portrait, right profile]

[African American man, half-length portrait, right profile]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 111. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, head resting on left hand, facing front]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, head resting on left ha...

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 69. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... more

[African American man, half-length portrait, facing front]

[African American man, half-length portrait, facing front]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 9. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P Re... more

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left]

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly ...

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 46. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... more

[African American girl, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[African American girl, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 11. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... more

[Young African American man, half-length portrait, right profile]

[Young African American man, half-length portrait, right profile]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 105. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, right profile]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, right profile]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 113. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American girl, half-length portrait, with right hand to cheek, with illustrated book on table]

[African American girl, half-length portrait, with right hand to cheek...

Attribution to Askew from Photography on the color line. In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 3, no. 210. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as sur... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing front]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing front]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 157. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American girl, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

[African American girl, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 78. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... more

[African American men and boys, three-quarter length portrait, dressed for church, trees in background]

[African American men and boys, three-quarter length portrait, dressed...

In album (disbound): Negro life in Georgia, U.S.A., compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 3, no. 269. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in ... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing left]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing left]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 150. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 167. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 117. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 139. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American girl, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, smiling]

[African American girl, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, smi...

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 7. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P Re... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, left profile]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, left profile]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 120. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 191. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing left]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing left]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 154. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing right]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing right]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 146. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, left profile]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, left profile]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 134. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile]

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 22. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing front]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing front]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 84. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... more

[African American children posed for portrait on a porch]

[African American children posed for portrait on a porch]

In album (disbound): Negro life in Georgia, U.S.A., compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 3, no. 289. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in ... more

[African American man, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile]

[African American man, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 175. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American man, half-length portrait, facing slightly left]

[African American man, half-length portrait, facing slightly left]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 147. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 3, no. 202. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right]

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly ...

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 3, no. 221. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 64. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... more

[African American man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

[African American man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 30. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing right]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing right]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 103. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[Young African American man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right]

[Young African American man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing sligh...

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 171. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[African American man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 186. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American man, half-length portrait, left profile]

[African American man, half-length portrait, left profile]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 148. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[African American man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 179. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, left profile]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, left profile]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 107. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[Young African American woman, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing slightly right, with left hand on back of chair]

[Young African American woman, three-quarter length portrait, standing...

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 63. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, left profile]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, left profile]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 159. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American boy, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

[African American boy, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 18. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing right]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing right]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 3, no. 222. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing left]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing left]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 35. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing right]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing right]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 142. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, left profile]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, left profile]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 164. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing right]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing right]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 140. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 80. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... more

[African American baby, full-length portrait, wearing christening gown]

[African American baby, full-length portrait, wearing christening gown...

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 51. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 145. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing hat, facing slightly right]

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing hat, fac...

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 97. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 165. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly left]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly left]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 133. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 94. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... more

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right]

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly ...

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 75. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... more

[African American man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[African American man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 3, no. 208. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[Two African American women, half-length portrait, facing each other]

[Two African American women, half-length portrait, facing each other]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 100. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing hat, facing right]

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing hat, fac...

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 81. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly left]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly left]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 124. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right]

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly ...

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 73. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 131. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[African American man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 178. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American man, half-length portrait, facing slightly left]

[African American man, half-length portrait, facing slightly left]

In album (disbound): Negro life in Georgia, U.S.A., compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 3, no. 278. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in ... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, seated, facing right]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, seated, facing right]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 95. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... more

[Young African American man, half-length portrait, seated facing slightly left]

[Young African American man, half-length portrait, seated facing sligh...

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 126. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[Young African American man, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile]

[Young African American man, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profil...

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 172. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American girl, full-length portrait, seated in chair, head resting on right hand, facing front]

[African American girl, full-length portrait, seated in chair, head re...

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 60. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, left profile]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, left profile]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 149. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more