Digital image of a Taylor family woman by a lighthouse on Martha's Vineyard

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2 images
Photograph by
Taylor, Ouida F., American, died 2001
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 5334pixels × 5320pixels
Type
portraits
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place depicted
Oak Bluffs, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States, Martha's Vineyard, North and Central America
Date
1950s
Description
A black-and-white digital image of a Taylor family member posing along the coastline, probably on Martha's Vineyard. In the foreground is a woman standing and facing the camera, wearing a long-sleeved shirt, cropped pants, and hat, and smiling. Behind the woman is a curving, rocky coastline. At the center of the photograph, at the tip of the cliffs, are a few structures, possibly a lighthouse behind a dark-colored house.
Topic
African American
Communities
Domestic life
Families
Photography
Recreation
Segregation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Teletia R. Taylor and descendants of Geraldine A. Taylor, Proprietor, "Taylor's Playfair"
Object number
2014.112.105
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Taylor Family Album: Martha's Vineyard Memories
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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