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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 1/2 x 2 3/8 in. (8.9 x 6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1930-1960
Description:
Sepia toned black and white photograph of Mae Reeves' Aunt Savannah and Uncle Chester found in the file box 2010.6.33.1 from Mae's Millinery Shop. The couple is seated on a bench facing the camera. Chester sits on the left and wears a suit, holding a hat on his knee. Savanna sits on the write wearing a fur-collared coat with her ankles crossed. The photograph is creased and there is writing in ink as well as the remains of adhesive on the back.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Families  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.33.9
Restrictions & Rights:
No known copyright restrictions
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Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ae08097f-0c34-431a-8d85-3e023a0d5e40
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.33.9