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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 15/16 × 5 in. (17.6 × 12.7 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
1944
Description:
A black and white photograph of a woman, identified in the inscription as Wilma, posed leaning on a column.
The woman has dark curly, shoulder-length hair. She wears a light-colored short-sleeved dress. She looks straight towards the camera, with her body turned slightly away. Her proper left arm and hip rest lightly on the top edge of a small white column. A spotlight on her face and shoulders creates shadows on the wall behind her. Also visible on the wall is an outlet and light switch, both with dark-colored plates. At the top left corner is the handwritten inscription [7-28-44 / May the best / be yours always. / Sincerely / Wilma]. On the reverse is the inscription [To Helen J.].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.97.38.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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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/fd5074f18e0-979d-4806-b113-3d08c733e232
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.97.38.7