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Brides and Grooms - - "Million Dollar Wedding" Metropolitan Baptist Church, Feb 28 '30 [cellulose acetate photonegative, banquet camera format]

view Brides and Grooms - - "Million Dollar Wedding" Metropolitan Baptist Church, Feb 28 '30 [cellulose acetate photonegative, banquet camera format] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Metropolitan Baptist Church (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, [11" x 20"]
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Banquet camera photographs
Panoramas
Retouching
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1930
February 28, 1930
1930-1940
1930-1950
Summary:
Posed group of men and women seated in tiered rows in front of a set of organ pipes inside the church. The brides are dressed in light colored dresses and veils and hold bouquets. The grooms are dressed in black or white tie. Ink on negative: caption and "Scurlock Photo". No edge imprint. Pencil retouching.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
African American churches
African American weddings
Weddings
Portraits, Group
African Americans
Pencil
Local number:
Box TBN4
AC0618.004.0001255.tif (scan number)
No Scurlock number
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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