Photograph by
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Date
ca. 1945-1955
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 11 9/16 × 9 1/16 in. (29.4 × 23 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 × 11 in. (35.6 × 27.9 cm)
Description
A black and white photograph of an unidentified woman sitting for a portrait. The woman is seated with her back towards the camera and is seated in a Helene Curtis chair. She is turned toward the camera and looks off to the left of the photograph. The bottom right hand corner has an inscription that reads: [852]. The back of the photograph is blank.
Place depicted
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Beauty culture
Beauty salons (Beauty shops)
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Charles A. Harris and Beatrice Harris in memory of Charles "Teenie" Harris
Object number
2014.302.86
Restrictions & Rights
© Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd562dbbdec-52e3-4380-b9dc-2cb5d81f90b8
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