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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Lollaretta Pemberton Allen, American, 1895 - 1979  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured:
Marshall, Harrison County, Texas, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1939
Description:
Black-and-white portrait photograph of bride-to-be Lollaretta Pemberton in her wedding ensemble posed in front of a painted backdrop. 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
Migrations  Search this
Photography  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:
2012.30.3
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/fd599a84051-37d5-49d4-98d3-9052e5cbcea9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.30.3