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Photograph by:
R.E. Mercer, American  Search this
Subject of:
Madam C.J. Walker, American, 1867 - 1919  Search this
Madam C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company, American, founded 1906  Search this
A'Lelia Walker, American, 1885 - 1931  Search this
Vertner Woodson Tandy, American, 1885 - 1949  Search this
Villa Lewaro, founded 1918  Search this
Medium:
photographic paper
Dimensions:
Photograph: H x W: 10 3/4 x 13 1/4 in. (27.3 x 33.7 cm)
Backing Board: H x W: 13 15/16 x 17 1/16 in. (35.4 x 43.3 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Irvington, Westchester County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1924
Description:
Black and white photograph of a large group of people, mostly women, posed around the exterior of a large Italianate style mansion. The figures are arranged on the building's multi-level balconies, stairs, and around a rectangular pool on the ground level. The photograph is mounted on a piece of gray cardboard that has sustained loss at the top right and bottom right corners. In the bottom right corner is black script that is partially missing.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Business  Search this
Photography  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of A'Lelia Bundles / Madam Walker Family Archives
Object number:
2013.153.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
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/fd56eda137b-3823-4d88-80bc-a02a1c1b2fdf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.153.10