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Photograph by:
Sheila Pree Bright, American, born 1967  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
ink on paper
H x W (Sheet): 22 × 17 in. (55.9 × 43.2 cm)
H x W (Image): 20 × 16 in. (50.8 × 40.6 cm)
inkjet prints
2006; printed 2016
A color photograph of a closet in a house. Coats, jackets and uniforms hang on a wire rack. At center are two (2) Army jackets with shoulder insignia for the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, insignia for Sergeant First Class, and eight (8) service stripes indicating 24 years of service. On top of the rack, at proper left, is a bag for a United States Navy gas mask, printed: "USN / U / GAS MASK / ND MARK IV." At center is a large framed photograph or drawing of two (2) women wearing high-necked dresses or blouses. In front of the frame is small stack of Army caps in camoflauge fabric. At right is a box for a Sunbeam iron, on top of another box.
African American  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Black geographies  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Interior design  Search this
Military  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Restrictions & Rights:
© Sheila Pree Bright
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
The Suburbia Portfolio
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National Museum of African American History and Culture