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Created by:
Robert Galbraith, American, 1919 - 2015  Search this
Subject of:
Mary Francis Hill Coley, American, 1900 - 1966  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 39 1/4 x 26 1/4 in. (99.7 x 66.7 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Albany, Dougherty County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
1952; printed 2005
Black and white image of a woman standing near a window. Woman wears a pin-striped dress with short sleeves. She also wears a dark colored had perched on the back of her head. The woman stands in three-quarter view with her proper right side facing the camera. She is bending slightly at the waist to look out a window and moves the sheer polka dotted curtains out of the way with her proper right hand. She stands in the left two-thirds of the image with the window in the right third of the image. The walls in the background are horizontally paneled and painted a light color.
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Children  Search this
Families  Search this
Health  Search this
Labor  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Midwifery  Search this
Motherhood  Search this
Photography  Search this
Rural life  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert Galbraith
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1987 Robert Galbraith
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture