Photograph of Mae Reeves and Donna Limerick as an infant

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2 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Reeves, Mae, American, 1912 - 2016
Limerick, Donna, American
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image & Sheet): 3 1/16 x 2 5/16 in. (7.8 x 5.9 cm)
Type
photographs
portraits
Place collected
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
1948
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Mae Reeves holding Donna Limerick as a baby. Mae wears a white blouse and earrings. Donna wears a knitted white jacket. Mae is sitting and photographed from the waist up with Donna standing on her left leg.
Topic
African American
Children
Families
Motherhood
Photography
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
2010.6.218.2
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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