Photograph of Mae & Joel Reeves in front of a Christmas tree

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3 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Reeves, Mae, American, 1912 - 2016
Reeves, Joel Edward, American
Medium
dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 4 x 5 11/16 in. (10.2 x 14.4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 4 3/16 x 5 7/8 in. (10.6 x 14.9 cm)
Type
chromogenic color prints
portraits
Place collected
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1966
Description
A color photo of Mae and Joel Reeves posing for a picture in front of a Christmas tree. Mae reeves wears a green blouse and skirt. Joes is wearing a dark blue suit and red tie. Behind them is a decorated fir tree and a table with a lamp decorated with butterflies.
Topic
African American
Domestic life
Families
Photography
United States--Social life and customs
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
2010.6.221
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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