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Ernestine Speight Collection

Subject:
Speight, Ernestine
Creator:
Speight, Ernestine
Type:
Collection description
Painting
Place:
Southern States
United States
Description:
Ernestine Speight, a farmer, was inspired to paint these two paintings of her memories of life on the farm and the Southern experience. It is not known if she painted any others. Speight refers to herself as an artist.
Topic:
African American artists
African American farmers
African Americans
Agricultural laborers
Artists
Autobiographical memory in art
Farm life
Farmers
Farming
Harvesting
Cite As:
Permanent Collection, Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum

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