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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Lollaretta Pemberton Allen, American, 1895 - 1979  Search this
Grover Joseph Allen, American, 1889 - 1984  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
1939
Description:
Black-and-white portrait photograph of bride Lollaretta Pemberton in her wedding dress and her groom Grover Allen in a white suit, with dark tie, lapel pin and pocket square standing in front of a painted back drop. The ivory colored lace and tulle wedding dress has short puffed sleeves, a bodice with center ruching, and alternating narrow panels of lace and tulle, running vertically up the skirt throughout the bodice. There is a silk headpiece shaped to a point with wire. A long tulle and lace veil attaches to the headpiece and trails on the floor. She wears long white gloves to the elbow.
Topic:
African American  Search this
American West  Search this
Marriage customs and rites  Search this
Men  Search this
Migrations  Search this
Photography  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Rita C. Organ and Pemberton Family
Object number:
2012.30.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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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/fd558ad3c13-4a0f-4495-8ac6-778c462daea2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.30.2