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Photograph by:
Sheila Pree Bright, American, born 1967  Search this
ink on paper
H x W (Sheet): 17 × 22 in. (43.2 × 55.9 cm)
H x W (Image): 16 × 20 in. (40.6 × 50.8 cm)
inkjet prints
2006; printed 2016
A color photograph of a kitchen counter with an assortment of items. At proper left is a white plastic drying rack with two (2) white glasses with a silhouette design and a plate with a blue patterned border. Behind the drying rack, on the window ledge, are a small painted bottle, a Cuisinart hand blender, and a blue wine bottle. At center is a glass jar, possibly storing tea. At center right is a cake stand with a wood base and glass top, with a collection of small figurines arranged on the base under the glass. At proper right in the foreground is a brown teapot, and in the background is a white plate with apples. Above the counter is a corner cabinet shelf with a honey bear with a little bit of honey inside, and a "mammy" figurine with the word "Jamaica" printed across the fruit basket on her head.
African American  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Black geographies  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Interior design  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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© Sheila Pree Bright
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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National Museum of African American History and Culture