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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
First Union African Baptist Church, founded 1879  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
1980; printed 2007
This gelatin silver print depicts a black and white image of a bride and groom. The bride is standing with her back to the camera and is holding her bouquet in her left hand. The groom is facing the camera but is looking down at the bride. A small portion of Union Baptist Church is visible on the far right of the photograph. The plaque on the side of the church reads [UNION / BAPTIST / CHURCH]. There are no inscriptions, front or back.
African American  Search this
Baptist  Search this
Communities  Search this
Marriage customs and rites  Search this
Photography  Search this
Religious rituals and ceremonies  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
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture