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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 Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 13 × 19 7/16 in. (33 × 49.4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 20 × 23 7/8 in. (50.8 × 60.6 cm)
gelatin silver prints
digital prints
Place captured:
Daufuskie Island, Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States, Sea Islands, North and Central America
ca 1979; printed 2007
This gelatin silver print depicts a black and white image of men and women gathered before church service. Three women wearing hats are sitting on a picnic table bench. A woman wearing a white dress is standing on the right. Another woman is sitting on the picnic table and three men are standing behind the table. Behind and to the left of the picnic table are two tall tree trunks. A wooded area is visible in the background. There are no inscriptions, front or back.
African American  Search this
Communities  Search this
Photography  Search this
Religion  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:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe
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National Museum of African American History and Culture