Photograph of a St. Augustine graduate kissing the ring of a Josephite priest

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2 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
St. Augustine High School, founded 1951
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Child or Children
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 7 1/4 x 5 in. (18.4 x 12.7 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date
after 1951
Description
Black and white photograph of a kneeling student kissing a ring of a robed clergy member wearing a biretta. The student, wearing a graduation robe and mortarboard, kneels in front of a row of seated clergy dressed in full ecclesiastic robes. He kneels on a rug in a room with wood furniture and several large urns of plants and flowers. In the photograph's top margin are several handwritten numbers “2" (66), and 2A" on the bottom left corner. On the verso are the stamps "6619" and "W.D. Hogan." The string "1A58G5D" is handwritten at center bottom.
Topic
African American
Communities
Education
Men
Religious groups
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of St. Augustine High School, New Orleans, LA
Object number
2014.47.10
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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