Photograph of a nurse and young boy sitting outside Trinity Hospital

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Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Child or Children
Trinity Hospital, American, 1918 - 1927
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 4 3/4 × 6 5/8 in. (12 × 16.8 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Greensboro, Guildford County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1922
Description
A black and white photograph of a boy and a woman, sitting on the edge of a porch of a two-storied, clapboard house. The boy is wearing a dark, cattleman-style hat, a light colored jacket and dark pants. The woman is wearing a white, full-length, nursing uniform and short, white nurse’s cap. Above and behind the boy and the woman is a sign that reads [VISITING HOURS Thursday [----?] Sunday [----?]." "[----?] Hospital] is stenciled on the front door of the building. There is a wooden chair behind the two figures. There is a telephone utility pole is in the center of the image in the foreground and a tree on the right side of the photograph. The photograph has been cut and torn into an irregular ovoid shape. There are no inscriptions or marks, front or back.
Topic
African American
American South
Medicine
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Margaret Falkener DeLorme, Waldo C. Falkener, Cameron S. Falkener and Gilbert E. DeLorme
Object number
2014.94.14
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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