Photograph of a man and two women seated at a table

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2 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 7 5/8 × 9 1/2 in. (19.3 × 24.2 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 8 1/8 × 10 1/16 in. (20.7 × 25.5 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date
mid 20th century
Description
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of a man and two (2) women. The woman on the left and the man on the right are seated at a table covered in glassware, a liquor bottle, and a champagne bottle. The second woman is leaning between the man and the woman seated at the table in the foreground. The man is wearing a black tuxedo, black bow tie, and has a white pocket square tucked into his proper left breast pocket. He is depicted in profile, looking towards the woman on the left side of the image. He is holding a tall glass, filled with ice, in his proper right hand. The woman on the far left is wearing a floral print dress and a pearl necklace. She is depicted facing forward, looking towards the man depicted on the right side of the image. Her proper right elbow is propped on the table and she is holding a glass in her proper right hand. Her proper left arm is resting on the back of the chair. The woman in the center is depicted looking towards the woman on the left. Her chin is resting on her proper right fist. She is wearing a floral print garment and a five (5) chain bracelet on her proper right wrist. There are couples dancing in the background. There are no inscriptions on the front or back of the photograph.
Topic
African American
Amusements
Nightlife
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.46.25.100
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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