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Photograph by
Smith, W. Eugene, American, 1918 - 1978
Subject of
Callen, Maude E., American, 1898 - 1990
Unidentified Woman or Women
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (sheet): 13 15/16 x 10 15/16 in. (35.4 x 27.8 cm)
H x W (Image): 12 9/16 x 10 1/2 in. (31.9 x 26.7 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted
Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date
1951
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Maude Callen using a stethoscope on a patient's stomach. Another nurse is standing and watching. A lantern illuminates the background. "B. C." is written on the back.
Topic
African American
Medicine
Midwifery
Photography
Social reform
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
2013.114.3
Restrictions & Rights
© W. Eugene Smith - Time and Life Pictures/Getty Images. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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