Digital image of Taylor family members at the beach 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
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 5197pixels × 7417pixels
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 Taylor family women and men on the beach on Martha's Vineyard. A cluster of women in the foreground are sitting in front of a rock, on towels, and facing towards the water which is out of frame to the right. One woman is facing towards the camera and smiling. Other men and women are visible along the beach behind them. Directly behind the group is a seawall, and behind the seawall, a large light-colored building is visible in the background.
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
2014.112.138
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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