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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Lavinia Wright  Search this
Used by:
The Chicago Defender, American, founded 1905  Search this
Medium:
ink on zinc
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 9/16 × 3 7/8 × 1/16 in. (14.1 × 9.8 × 0.2 cm)
Type:
printing plates
portraits
Place made:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1945
Description:
A printing plate of businesswoman and beauty parlor owner Lavinia Wright used by the Chicago Defender. Wright is featured from the shoulders up. She looks directly at the camera and is wearing a dark colored top with a broach at center. Her hair is pulled up in an updo. The back of the plate has an inscription that reads [Mrs. Lavinia Wright].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Beauty salons (Beauty shops)  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Business  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Technology  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Chicago Defender Publishing Company
Object number:
2012.18.5.39
Restrictions & Rights:
© Chicago Defender Publishing Company
Permission required for use. 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
Tools and Equipment-Crafting-Artistic-Image-making
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b35051c5-5549-437d-97f4-8b0f2c892e7c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.18.5.39