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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 tuxedo and a bow tie. The woman, right, is wearing wedding gown with lace sleeves, veil, earrings, necklace and gloves. There is a three tiered wedding cake on the table in front of them with flower arrangements on either side and a large bow in front. The groom is holding the wife's arm as she cuts the cake. Behind the groom are two pictures on a wall.
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:
2012.137.9.8
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/fd5a5b1cc58-e57e-4bff-8b48-b38f53092ea8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.137.9.8