Photograph of Mae Reeves sitting in a chair

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2 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Reeves, Mae, American, 1912 - 2016
Medium
dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 9 7/8 x 8 in. (25.1 x 20.3 cm)
Type
chromogenic color prints
portraits
Place collected
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
2002
Description
A color photograph of Mae Reeves sitting in a large green chair. She faces the photograph and wears a black dress with blue, silver, and pink sequins. She holds a handbag in her lap and a ring, watch, and bracelet are visible on her left hand. The camera code stamped in the lower left hand corner reads 25 12 '97. At the top of the photo 10/29/02 Love Aunt Mae.
Topic
African American
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
2010.6.48
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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