Indoor portrait of a couple dancing

Image for Indoor portrait of a couple dancing
Created by
Rev. Anderson, Henry Clay, American, 1911 - 1998
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place made
Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date
1948 - 1970s
Description
A black-and-white photograph of a man and woman dancing. The woman, left, is wearing a light gown with long light gloves, and a small purse. She has ribbon in her hair and is holding a dark scarf in her right hand. The man, right, is wearing a dark pinstripe suit with a patterned tie and dress shoes. There is a light pocket square in his jacket. His left hand is holding the woman's right. They are on a hardwood floor. Behind them are several dancing couples.
Topic
African American
Dance
Photography
United States--Social life and customs
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles Schwartz and Shawn Wilson
Object number
2012.137.7.9
Restrictions & Rights
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
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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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