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Portrait print of Major R.R. Wright, Sr. from Mae's Millinery Shop

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Photograph by:
Louis Fabian Bachrach Jr., American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Owned by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Richard Robert Wright Sr., American, 1855 - 1947  Search this
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
lithographic ink on paper
H x W x D (framed): 21 3/16 x 15 7/8 x 1 1/2 in. (53.8 x 40.3 x 3.8 cm)
offset lithographs
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
ca. 1945
Framed portrait of Major R. R. Wright, Sr. Frame is dark brown with gold and tan details. Smaller gold strip nearer the inner portion of the frame. Image matted under two (2) different mattes. The larger matte is light gray and the inner, smaller matte is dark gray. Image is a black and white photograph of Wright from the torso up. He wears a light suit and dark, patterned tie. His arms are resting on a table with his hands clasped one on top of the other. Wright wears round wire-rimmed glasses. In the lower right corner of the photograph, in gold, is the photographer's signature: "Fabian Bachrach". On the matte in the lower left corner in black text is the image caption: "Major R. R. Wright Sr. / Founder".
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Photography  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
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Restrictions & Rights:
© Louis Fabian Bachrach Jr.
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Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture