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Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Harriette Vyda Simms Moore, American, 1902 - 1952  Search this
Harry Tyson Moore, American, 1905 - 1951  Search this
Owned by:
Harriette Vyda Simms Moore, American, 1902 - 1952  Search this
Medium:
metal, silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
Diameter (closed): 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm)
H x W (open): 2 7/16 x 1 3/8 in. (6.2 x 3.5 cm)
Type:
lockets
gelatin silver prints
Place collected:
New Carrollton, Prince George's County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
Mims, Brevard County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
early to mid 20th century
Description:
Locket belonging to Harriette Vyda Simms Moore with two black and white photographs inside of herself and her husband Harry Tyson Moore. This circular locket opens into two halves, each half with a small photograph. The outside of the locket is a gold colored metal, with a floral design engraved on the front half. The back half is plain. There is a small metal loop soldered to the top to attach a suspension chain. There is another small loop hanging from it. On the inside are two photographs, each framed by a copper colored ring set into the metal. The two photographs show each individual from the shoulders up. Harry Moore is wearing a suit with a high collar; Harriette Moore is wearing a light colored blouse with a fold over collar. The former gazes directly at the viewer, the latter is gazing away to the viewer's right. There are tree branches behind her and shrubs in the background behind him.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Violence  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Donated by Juanita Evangeline Moore, daughter; "Skip" Pagan, grandson; and Darren Pagan, great-grandson
Object number:
2013.157.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a1a9d995-de3a-42b1-8f49-2cee153d398e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.157.4