Saying "I do"

Photograph by
Moutoussamy-Ashe, Jeanne, American, born 1951
Printed by
ModernAge Photographic Services, American
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Man or Men
Date
1980; printed 2007
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 × 19 7/16 in. (33 × 49.4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 20 × 23 7/8 in. (50.8 × 60.6 cm)
Description
This gelatin silver print depicts a black and white image of a couple getting married. The bride is holding her bouquet in her right hand while the groom places the ring on her left hand. The maid of honor is standing on the far right of the photograph and the best man is standing behind the groom on the left. The officiant is standing in front of the couple. There are no inscriptions, front or back.
Place captured
Daufuskie Island, Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States, Sea Islands, North and Central America
Portfolio/Series
Daufuskie Island
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
digital prints
Topic
Communities
Marriage customs and rites
Photography
Rural life
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Generously donated by Bank of America Corporation
Object number
2014.310.57
Restrictions & Rights
© Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f543cc6f-43ee-4a19-82be-f5df770b977a