Photograph of a woman sitting with her legs crossed

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2 images
Photograph by
Janousek, Louis, American, 1857 - 1934
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Owned by
Hattie Durr Whiddon Graham, American, 1873 - 1950
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions
H x W (card): 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (16.5 x 10.8 cm)
H x W (image): 5 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. (13.3 x 9.5 cm)
Type
cabinet photographs
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured
Yankton, Yankton County, South Dakota, United States, North and Central America
Date
late 19th century
Description
A black-and-white cabinet card photograph of a woman. She is wearing a white dress and dark boots. Her legs are crossed and her hands are resting on her right knee. She also is holding a tambourine. A hat is on a table next to her. Embossed at the bottom of the card is “Janousek Photo Studio” and “307 THIRD ST., WEST – YANKTON, S. DAK.” There are no inscriptions on front or back.
Topic
African American
American West
Families
Migrations
Photography
United States--History--1865-1921
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Donated by Don L. Durrah and D. Simone Durrah Logan in memory of Hattie J. Durr Whiddon Graham (1873-1950); Christopher Columbus Wayman Whiddon (1894-1973); Lina Irene
Object number
2014.61.25
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Hattie J. Durr Whiddon Graham Collection of Family Photographs
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture