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[Casket in cemetery] [black-and-white cellulose acetate photonegative]

view [Casket in cemetery] [black-and-white cellulose acetate photonegative] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Agfa
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 4" x 5"
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1941
1940-1950
Summary:
African American man lying in open casket over cemetery plot. Original enclosure marked "Misc. 1941." No ink on negative. Agfa Safety Film edge imprint.
Publications:
Published in Doug Ubelaker, "Photography Changes the Practice of Forensic Anthropology," ca. April 2010, on SPI web site, "click! photography changes everything."
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Post-mortem portraits
Cemeteries
Funeral decorations
Coffins
Dead
African American men
Funeral rites and ceremonies
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.122
AC0618.004.0002119.tif (AC Scan)
No Scurlock number
See more items in:
Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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