Photograph by
Smith, W. Eugene, American, 1918 - 1978
Subject of
Callen, Maude E., American, 1898 - 1990
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Man or Men
Date
1951
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 10 1/8 x 14 3/16 in. (25.7 x 36 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Maude Callen sitting in a chair next to a bed with a patient in it. A nurse stands in the background and looks on. Callen is leaning forward with her right arm resting on the back of the chair while her left arm supports her head. The back of the photograph is stamped and inscribed.
Place depicted
Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Black Enterprise
Health
Labor
Medicine
Midwifery
Photography
Rural life
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, purchased with funds provided by The Phillip and Edith Leonian Foundation
Object number
2013.114.17
Restrictions & Rights
© W. Eugene Smith - Time and Life Pictures/Getty Images. Permission required for use.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56818d3c5-f9e8-4d55-97e5-6600a3ded150
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