Photograph of Louise Cookie Mills

Photograph by
Maurice Seymour Studio, American, founded 1929
Subject of
Mills, Louise
Date
early 20th-mid 20th century
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image and sheet): 14 1/8 × 11 in. (35.8 × 27.9 cm)
Description
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of Louise Cookie Mills. Mills is depicted from the shoulders up, against a white background. She is in three-quarters profile, with her head turned towards the viewer. Her eyes are closed and her head tilts towards the left. In the lower left quadrant of the image is a handwritten inscription in black ink that reads, [To Sally / a very charming / young lady / Wishing you success / always / Louise Cookie Mills]. The photographer's mark, handwritten in black ink over Mill’s right shoulder, reads, [Maurice / CHICAGO]. There is a notation in pencil on the back of the photograph.
Place made
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Collection title
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.46.25.92
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b221e069-dd76-4b3f-860b-22c5c0fd8fcd
2 image(s)