Photograph of Chickie Collins, standing in a field

Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Collins, Chickie, American, died 1942
Date
ca. 1941
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 3 1/8 × 2 1/16 in. (8 × 5.3 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 3 9/16 × 2 7/16 in. (9 × 6.2 cm)
Description
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of Chickie Collins, standing in a field. Collins is centrally depicted standing against a wire fence. Her proper right arm is extended and she is resting her hand on the fence and holding cigarette betwen her index and middle fingers. She is holding her proper left arm behind her. She is wearing medium toned pleated pants, and a dark, button down, short sleeve blouse. Behind her is a partially obscured cow grazing in the field and in the background is a tree lined hill. An inscription in black ink along the bottom edge of the front of the photograph reads, [Chickie]. There is a stamp in black ink on the back of the photograph that reads, [8[---?]6 K].
Collection title
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Photography
Recreation
Rural life
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.46.25.259
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54c7dbeb4-44c4-44e0-8b40-9964f020c549
2 image(s)