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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Sally J. Cathrell Jr., American, 1913 - 1981  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper with dye
H x W (Image): 7 1/2 × 4 5/8 in. (19 × 11.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 7 15/16 × 4 15/16 in. (20.2 × 12.6 cm)
gelatin silver prints
ca. 1934
A silver gelatin print depicting a hand-colored, black-and-white image of Sally Cathrell. Cathrell is depicted from the thighs up standing three-quarter profile with her arms akimbo. She is looking over her proper left shoulder towards the viewer. She is wearing a short sleeve, light colored, satiny dress with a large bow along the proper left side of the neckline, and a matching belt at the waist with a metal buckle. The dress has been tinted pink. Cathrell’s cheeks have been tinted pink and her lips painted dark red. In the bottom right corner of the photograph is a handwritten inscription in black ink that reads, [To My Baby Sister / Laura / Lovingly / Sally]. There are no inscriptions on the back of the photograph.
African American  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture