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Photograph by:
W. Eugene Smith, American, 1918 - 1978  Search this
Subject of:
Maude E. Callen, American, 1898 - 1990  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 10 1/8 x 14 3/16 in. (25.7 x 36 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1951
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of Maude Callen sitting in a chair next to a bed with a patient in it. A nurse stands in the background and looks on. Callen is leaning forward with her right arm resting on the back of the chair while her left arm supports her head. The back of the photograph is stamped and inscribed.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Health  Search this
Labor  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Midwifery  Search this
Photography  Search this
Rural life  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, purchased with funds provided by The Phillip and Edith Leonian Foundation
Object number:
2013.114.17
Restrictions & Rights:
© W. Eugene Smith - Time and Life Pictures/Getty Images. Permission required for use.
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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/fd56818d3c5-f9e8-4d55-97e5-6600a3ded150
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.114.17