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Photograph by:
Young Studio, American  Search this
Printed by:
Orcajo Photo Art, American  Search this
Subject of:
Lue Swarz, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (2013.46.25.242.1): 3 7/16 × 5 7/16 in. (8.8 × 13.8 cm)
H x W (2013.46.25.242.2): 3 7/16 × 5 7/16 in. (8.8 × 13.8 cm)
Type:
portraits
picture postcards
Place printed:
Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1936
Description:
Two (2) photographic postcards depicting three (3) black-and-white images of Lue Swarz. The photographs are divided into three (3) panels divided by (2) vertical black bars. The bar on the left has a white panel with vertical, black script the reads, [AS / A / P / E / R / S / O / N / A / L / I / T / Y] with an arrow and three flourishes below. The bar on the right has a white panel with vertical, black script the reads, [AS / S / O / U / J / O / U / R / N / E / R / T / R / U / T / H] with three flourishes below. The central panel depicts an image of Swarz resting her arms and chin on a black surface with a rounded top. There is a white panel below her with black script that reads, [Affectionately / Yours, / Lue Swarz]. Swarz’s head is slightly tilted to the right and she is looking up towards the left edge of the image. On the left is an image of Swarz seated on a white block in front of a white arch shaped background. Next to her is a large rectangular planter with white flowers. At her feet is a basket of more white flowers. Swarz is wearing a black jacket and skirt over a white, ruffle neck blouse. She has a flower corsage pinned to the front of her jacket. A number and the photographer's mark, printed in the negative in the bottom left corner read, [2943] and [YOUNG / ST. LOUIS]. On the right is an image of Swarz, depicted in profile, seated on a wooden back chair. Swarz is wearing a black, nineteenth century dress and bonnet. The photographer's mark, printed in the negative in the bottom left corner reads, [YOUNG / ST. LOUIS]. On the back of the postcard is black text printed along the left edge that reads, [ORCAJO PHOTO ART, DAYTON, OHIO]. Across the top edge of the postcard reads, [POST CARD / CORRESPONDENCE / ADDRESS] and on the far right is a stamp box with the text [PLACE / STAMP / HERE] inside and the letters [D / O / P / S] at each corner of the box. There are no inscriptions on either postcard.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Correspondence  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.242.1-.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.242.1-.2