Digital print of Mae Reeves on Mother's Day

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2 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Reeves, Mae, American, 1912 - 2016
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 9 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (25.1 x 20 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type
portraits
digital prints
Place captured
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
May 9, 2010
Description
A color digital print of Mae Reeves sitting in a white draped chair. She is wearing a black dress and hat, with black feathers. She wears a large pearl bracelet around her right writst. Behind her there is a large bouquet of flowers. An inscription on the back notes that the photograph was taken on Mother's Day in Philadelphia.
Topic
African American
Motherhood
Photography
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number
2010.6.216
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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