Photograph by
Rev. Anderson, Henry Clay, American, 1911 - 1998
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
1948 - 1970s
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
H x W (Sheet): 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
A black-and-white photograph of a newly married couple. The man, left, is wearing glasses, a dark suit and a striped tie. There is a clip on the tie and a pocket square in the jacket. The bride, right, is wearing a long sleeve wedding gown, short veil, and a flower at her left shoulder. There is a three tiered wedding cake on the table in front of them surrounded by a circular floral arrangement and a candle to the right. The bride is feeding the groom cake. Behind the bride is a poster of letters.
Place made
Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Media Arts-Photography
gelatin silver prints
Marriage customs and rites
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles Schwartz and Shawn Wilson
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
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