Photograph of Mae Reeves and a group of women standing on stairs

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2 images
Photograph by
Hall and Hall Photo Service, American
Subject of
Reeves, Mae, American, 1912 - 2016
Unidentified Woman or Women
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 7 3/4 x 9 5/8 in. (19.7 x 24.4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 7 7/8 x 9 3/4 in. (20 x 24.8 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place collected
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1950
Description
A black-and-white photograph of seven women standing on an a flight of stairs. Mae Reeves stands to the farthest right on the lowest step and wears a white hat and floral patterned handbag. The women are all well dressed and wearing hats, two of the women in the front are also carrying hatboxes. Embossed in the lower left corner of the photo is [HALL AND HALL / PHOTO SERVICE / PHILADELPHIA, PA.]
Topic
African American
Fashion
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
2010.6.45
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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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