Photograph of a woman

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2 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 7 3/8 × 9 5/8 in. (18.8 × 24.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 7 15/16 × 10 1/8 in. (20.2 × 25.7 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date
ca. 1936
Description
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of a woman. She is depicted from the shoulders up, with her arms stacked on a surface in front of her, and with her chin propped on her proper left wrist. She is wearing a white, sleeveless garment and a metal bracelet cuff on her proper left wrist. Her proper right shoulder is heavily shadowed. The image has a black, hexagonal frame surrounding the subject. There are notations in pencil on the back of the photograph.
Topic
African American
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.46.25.130
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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