Chair - Fannie Lou's Front Yard

Image for Chair - Fannie Lou's Front Yard
Created by
Varela, Maria, American, born 1940
Subject of
Hamer, Fannie Lou, American, 1917 - 1977
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image and Sheet): 8 11/16 x 6 3/16 in. (22.1 x 15.7 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Ruleville, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1965
Description
A black-and-white photograph of a rocking chair with no seat or back underneath a tree in a yard with a house shown in the background.
Topic
African American
Civil rights
Domestic life
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.107.37
Restrictions & Rights
© Maria Varela/The Image Works. Permission required for use.
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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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