Digital image of people on board a ferry boat on Martha's Vineyard

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2 images
Photograph by
Taylor, Ouida F., American, died 2001
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Child or Children
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 7507pixels × 7638pixels
Type
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place depicted
Oak Bluffs, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States, Martha's Vineyard, North and Central America
Date
1953
Description
A black-and-white digital image of Taylor family members on board a ferry on Martha's Vineyard. The photograph appears to have been taken from the dock, looking towards the ferry. A crowd of people are standing at or behind the railing on both the lower and upper decks. A structure of building is visible at proper left, mostly out of frame. Printed on the side of the ferry is: [MARTHA'S VINEYARD].
Topic
African American
Communities
Domestic life
Families
Photography
Recreation
Segregation
Transportation
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
2014.112.135
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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