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Photograph by:
Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, American, born 1951  Search this
Printed by:
ModernAge Photographic Services, American  Search this
Subject of:
Lovenia Robinson, American, 1898 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
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)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
digital prints
Place captured:
Daufuskie Island, Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States, Sea Islands, North and Central America
Date:
1982; printed 2007
Description:
This gelatin silver print depicts a black and white image of Lovenia Robinson's funeral. Robinson is laying in her casket. Top lid of the casket is open exposing her body. Mourners stand around the casket while two men position it for burial. There are no inscriptions, front or back.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Communities  Search this
Funeral customs and rites  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:
2014.310.53
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/fd5e4dcb341-8579-4e93-8632-21a79b4a8ebe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.310.53