Photograph of Avis Andrews

Photograph by
Kriegsmann, James J., 1909 - 1994
Subject of
Andrews, Avis, American, 1910 - 1964
Date
early 20th-mid 20th century
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 9 7/16 × 7 1/2 in. (23.9 × 19 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 9 15/16 × 8 in. (25.3 × 20.3 cm)
Description
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of Avis Andrews. Andrews is depicted from the chest up, seated, with her elbows propped on a surface. Her proper left shoulder is slightly forward and she faces the viewer smiling. She is wearing a dark, sleeveless garment. Her chin is resting in the palm of her proper left hand. Her proper right arm is bent at the wrist, with her proper right hand resting on the palm of her proper left hand. She has a French manicure. Her hair is parted down the middle and tightly pulled back. There are braided buns behind each of her ears. The photographer's mark, printed in the negative, located in the bottom left corner reads, [James J. Kriegsmann / N.Y.]. There are no inscriptions on the front or back of the photograph.
Place made
New York City, New York, 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
2013.46.25.94
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5615fad5e-ec36-448a-b6a4-f995f1c5da49
2 image(s)