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Photograph by:
Rev. Henry Clay Anderson, American, 1911 - 1998  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place made:
Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1948 - 1970s
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of a newly married couple. The man, left, is wearing a dark suit and tie. He has a moustache. The woman, right is wearing a light dress, earrings and gloves. There is a large arrangement of flowers attached to her dress just below her left shoulder. There is a three tier wedding cake on the table in front of them beside a punch bowl. The two of them are cutting the cake. Behind them both is a pair of candelabras.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Families  Search this
Marriage customs and rites  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles Schwartz and Shawn Wilson
Object number:
2012.137.9.6
Restrictions & Rights:
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd584e5e76d-2023-4ff6-8d17-3aa406c59718
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.137.9.6