Southern Ladies • New Orleans, LA

Image for Southern Ladies • New Orleans, LA
Photograph by
Freed, Leonard, American, 1929 - 2006
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Printed by
Steinmetz Studio, French
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 12 13/16 x 19 1/16 in. (32.6 x 48.4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 26 in. (50.8 x 66 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Media Arts-Photography
Place captured
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
1965; printed 1998
A black-and-white photograph of four women walking on a street in New Orleans, LA by the photographer Leonard Freed. The left half of the frame is filled with two elderly women walking arm-in-arm, both wearing glasses and lacy black bonnets. In the opposite direction two younger women walk together, both carrying packages and purses and wearing headscarves. The date and place the photo was taken are inscribed on the back along with the photographer's stamp.
American South
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
© Leonard Freed & Magnum Photos, Inc.

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