On View
Changing Exhibition Gallery
Exhibition
Make Good the Promises: Reconstruction and Its Legacies
Photograph by
Janousek, Louis, American, 1857 - 1934
Owned by
Hattie Durr Whiddon Graham, American, 1873 - 1950
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Date
late 19th century
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions
H x W (card): 6 1/2 x 4 5/16 in. (16.5 x 11 cm)
H x W (image): 5 1/2 x 4 in. (14 x 10.2 cm)
Description
A black-and-white cabinet card photograph of a man seated on a wicker chair with a woman standing next to him. The man is wearing a dark colored suit and vest and a light colored necktie. He is holding a handkerchief in his left hand. The woman standing next to him is wearing dark colored dress with even darker stripes. A curtain is in the background on the right side of the photograph. The photograph is mounted on red cardstock. Below the photograph printed on the cardstock is "Janousek," Extra Finish" and "Yankton." There are no inscriptions on the front or back.
Place captured
Yankton, Yankton County, South Dakota, United States, North and Central America
Collection title
Hattie J. Durr Whiddon Graham Collection of Family Photographs
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
cabinet photographs
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
American West
Families
Migrations
Photography
U.S. 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
2014.61.9
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d34aece4-f9a6-414e-bbdb-863c25f0f9c7
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