Photograph of Laura Cathrell, a woman, and two horses

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2 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Cathrell, Laura, 1915 - 1999
Unidentified Woman or Women
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 3 1/4 × 4 5/8 in. (8.3 × 11.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 7 1/2 × 5 in. (19 × 12.7 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date
early 20th-mid 20th century
Description
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of Laura Cathrell and a woman. Cathrell is depicted seated on a horse. The other woman is depicted standing between Cathrell’s horse and a second horse, holding both horses by their bridles. Cathrell is wearing a medium toned jacked, light toned shirt, and black pants. She is sitting side saddle on the horse. The other woman is wearing a light toned, button down blouse and black jodhpurs. Behind the women and horses is a brick wall and a brick building with a shingled roof. There are no inscriptions on the front or back of the photograph.
Topic
African American
Dance
Entertainers
Photography
Recreation
Rural life
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.46.25.244
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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