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Photograph by:
John Johnson, American, 1879 - 1953  Search this
Subject of:
Bartel Mosby, American, 1887 - 1964  Search this
Vashti Mosby, American, 1891 - 1981  Search this
Printed by:
Douglas R. Keister, American  Search this
ink on paper
H x W (Image): 10 x 14 in. (25.4 x 35.6 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 12 x 16 in. (30.5 x 40.6 cm)
digital prints
Place captured:
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States, North and Central America
1919-1925; printed 2012
A digital print of a couple, Bartel and Vashti Mosby, sitting on the wooden porch of a home in Lincoln, Nebraska. The woman, Vashti, sits on a lower step and wears a striped dress. She holds a small dog partly in her lap. The man, Bartel, sits on the step just above her and wears a striped dress shirt and dark striped pants. The dark interior of the home is visible through a screen door behind the couple.
African American  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Families  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Douglas Keister
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National Museum of African American History and Culture