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Photograph by:
Parkway Photographers  Search this
Subject of:
Bachelor-Benedict Club, American, founded 1910  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
photographic gelatin and silver on paper (fiber product)
H x W (sheet): 10 × 8 1/8 in. (25.4 × 20.6 cm)
H x W (image): 9 9/16 × 7 15/16 in. (24.3 × 20.2 cm)
H x W (mat board): 13 × 9 15/16 in. (33 × 25.2 cm)
Place captured:
Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
mid 20th century
Black and white photo of a couple in formalwear at a Bachelors & Benedicts Formal. The woman is seated and is wearing a white sleeveless dress with a full skirt. She is holding a clutch in her left hand. She is wearing a neckless and earrings and has a bracelet and ring on her right hand. The man is wearing a black tuxedo with a white waistcoat, shirt and bowtie. His has his right arm around the woman’s shoulders. There are no inscriptions, front or back. This photograph was not part of any of the photo albums in the Bohrnstedt Collection.
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Dance  Search this
Photography  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jennifer Cain Bohrnstedt
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture