Photograph of Laura Cathrell and a man

Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Cathrell, Laura, 1914 - 1999
Unidentified Man or Men
Date
1929-1950
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 7 1/2 × 9 3/8 in. (19 × 23.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 7 15/16 × 9 15/16 in. (20.2 × 25.2 cm)
Description
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of Laura Cathrell and a man. Both Cathrell and the man are depicted from the shoulders up, in profile, looking down towards the bottom right corner of the image. Both are nude. The man stands partially behind Cathrell. The man’s hair is smoothed back and Cathrell’s hair is up in a loose bun. Cathrell is wearing small, drop earrings. They stand in front of a white background. There are no inscriptions on the front or back of the photograph.
Collection title
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Dance
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.46.25.139
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd555b6935a-2d88-4dfd-90d4-2689cb366e8c
2 image(s)