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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
photographic paper
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)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Irvington, Westchester County, New York, United States, North and Central America
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.
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:
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture