Photograph of Mae & Joel Reeves holding two young children

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2 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 & Sheet): 3 1/2 x 4 7/8 in. (8.9 x 12.4 cm)
Type
chromogenic color prints
portraits
Place collected
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1970
Description
A color photograph of Joel and Mae Reeves holding two young children. Joel stands to the right of Mae and holds one of the babies. He wears a red plaid jacket and a black bow tie. Mae holds the other child and wears a swirling multi-colored dress. The babies are wearing red checked jumpers. The reverse is blank.
Topic
African American
Children
Domestic life
Families
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
2010.6.222
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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