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Photograph by:
The Bell Studio, American, active 1910s  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 8 1/2 × 6 1/2 in. (21.6 × 16.5 cm)
H x W (Image): 7 5/8 × 5 5/8 in. (19.4 × 14.3 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1910s - 1920s
Description:
A black and white photograph of two men linking arms.
The two men are pictured standing in the center of the image. Both men wear light colored three piece suits with flat caps. The man to the left of the image is taller and stands with his body facing towards the camera, proper left leg out, with his head and face tilted down towards the other man. His arm is bent at the elbow, with the other man's hand linked through and resting on his arm. The man to the right of the image is shorter and stands with his body facing towards the camera, feet apart. He is looking up towards the taller man, with his proper right arm linked through the other man's bent arm and his proper left arm held slightly out at his side. The background is out of focus, but what may be a large, multi-paned window is visible behind them. On the back center, in blue ink, is a stamp in the shape of a bell reading [The Bell Studio / 551 8th AVE / Bet 37th & 38th St / NY].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Men  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.97.38.18
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a8281478-60cf-4a8f-a4f5-758b03c91dea
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.97.38.18