Wedding portrait of Benjamin Boozé and Magdalene Hendricks Boozé

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2 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Magdalene Hendricks Boozé, American, 1902 - 1971
Boozé, Benjamin Elias, American, 1895 - 1968
Medium
silver and gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 6 x 4 in. (6 x 4 in.)
Type
portraits
sepia prints
Place made
Petersburg, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Place collected
Bronx, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
April 19, 1924
Description
Photograph of Benjamin Boozé and Magdalene Hendricks Boozé on their wedding day. Benjamin Boozé, seated on a stool with hands on knees, is wearing a suit and tie. He has glasses and a small mustache. Standing behind him is Magdalene Hendricks Boozé. She is wearing a navy blue drop waist silk dress with large roundels of glass beads and embroidery. She wears a watch around her left wrist and holds a small purse on a chain in her left hand. Both figures gaze to the left of the viewer.
Topic
African American
Families
Men
Photography
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robin J. Boozé Miller
Object number
2011.72.2
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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