Photograph of Laura Cathrell and an unidentified man

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2 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Cathrell, Laura, 1915 - 1999
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 9 × 7 1/16 in. (22.9 × 17.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 9 13/16 × 7 15/16 in. (25 × 20.1 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date
mid 20th century
Description
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of Laura Cathrell and an unidentified man. Cathrell and the unidentified man are depicted side-by-side from the chest up with their faces touching. Cathrell, depicted on the left, is wearing a dark garment with a white scarf draped around her neck. The man depicted on the right, is wearing a medium toned suit, dark collared shirt, and a light patterned tie. In the bottom left quadrant is a handwritten inscription in black ink that reads, [To My Darling / Sis / With Love / Lauri & Alfred]. There are no inscriptions on the back of the photograph.
Topic
African American
Dance
Entertainers
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.46.25.161
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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