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Photograph by:
Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, American, born 1951  Search this
Printed by:
ModernAge Photographic Services, American  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 19 7/16 × 13 in. (49.4 × 33 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 23 7/8 × 20 in. (60.6 × 50.8 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
digital prints
Place captured:
Daufuskie Island, Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States, Sea Islands, North and Central America
Date:
1979; printed 2007
Description:
This gelatin silver print depicts a black and white image of two men preparing crabs. The men are pouring crabs from one bucket into another over a fire. The man on the left is wearing light colored pants, a stripped dress shirt and a baseball cap. The other man is wearing a short-sleeve dress shirt, pants and a baseball cap. The men are surrounded by wood fragments and debris. There are no inscriptions, front or back.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Communities  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Photography  Search this
Rural life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Generously donated by Bank of America Corporation
Object number:
2014.310.35
Restrictions & Rights:
© Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Daufuskie Island
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5960b43d5-b59d-4def-8beb-d941082587ac
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.310.35