An exuberant bride, Tiffany Ellis, is united in matrimony to Calvin O Butts IV, in the historic Abyssinian Baptist Church , officiated by its pastor (Calvin’s father), the Rev. Dr. Calvin O Butts III, Harlem, New York, 2004

Image for An exuberant bride, Tiffany Ellis, is united in matrimony to Calvin O Butts IV, in the historic Abyssinian Baptist Church , officiated by its pastor (Calvin’s father), the Rev. Dr. Calvin O Butts III, Harlem, New York, 2004
Photograph by
Johnson, Jason Miccolo, American
Subject of
Ellis, Tiffany Anne, American, born 1971
Butts, Calvin O. IV, American, born 1971
Abyssinian Baptist Church, American, founded 1808
Rev. Dr. Butts, Calvin O. III, American, born 1949
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (sheet): 15 7/8 x 19 13/16 in. (40.3 x 50.3 cm)
H x W (image): 12 1/2 x 18 3/8 in. (31.8 x 46.7 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
Harlem, New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
2004; printed 2012
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Tiffany Ellis and Calvin O. Butts IV. She is wearing a wedding gown and veil while he is wearing a suit. They are embracing each other and kissing. Her left arm is holding his head while her right arm is wrapped around his shoulders. Additional people can be seen in the foreground and background of the image. No inscriptions on the front or back.
Topic
African American
Photography
Religious groups
United States--Social life and customs
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.141.30
Restrictions & Rights
© Jason Miccolo Johnson
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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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