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Attributed to:
Scurlock Studio, American, founded 1904  Search this
Subject of:
Addison N. Scurlock, American, 1883 - 1964  Search this
Mamie Estelle Scurlock, American, 1885 - 1977  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 4 11/16 × 7 3/4 in. (11.9 × 19.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 4 7/8 × 8 in. (12.4 × 20.3 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
November 18, 1962
A black and white photograph of Addison and Mamie Scurlock celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Addison and Mamie are cutting a cake together. Addison is wearing a tuxedo and Mamie is wearing a dress with a corsage. The cake has several frosted tiers and one raised tear with a [50] on its top. The back of the photograph is blank.
African American  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Families  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Marriage customs and rites  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Scurlock family
Object number:
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Collection title:
Scurlock Family Archive
Media Arts-Photography
Archival Collections
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture