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Photograph of a woman riding a mule

Catalog Data

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Owned by:
Clayton Sinclair, American  Search this
Hazel Sinclair, American  Search this
Used by:
Rock Rest Tourist Home, American, 1948 - 1976  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 3 9/16 × 4 9/16 in. (9 × 11.6 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 4 × 5 1/16 in. (10.1 × 12.8 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place collected:
Kittery, York County, Maine, United States, North and Central America
A black-and-white photograph of a woman riding a mule. She is depicted on the right side of the image, sitting side saddle, with her face turned towards the viewer. She is wearing a light-colored, collared dress and a white hat with a banded crown, and a wide brim. The donkey is depicted facing the viewer in profile, facing the left edge of the photograph. The woman and the donkey are posing in front of a low brick building with boarded up windows. On the left side of the image are two (2) women and a young boy standing next to a pile of straw bags. One woman holds a straw basket. The photograph has a white frame. On the verso is a repeating embedded pattern that reads [KODAK / VELOX / PAPER].
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Black interiors  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Travel  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail, Inc.
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown – Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Rock Rest Tourist Home Collection
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture