Photograph of Senator Henry Hall Falkener and family

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2 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Falkener, Henry Hall, American, 1859 - 1931
Falkener, Margaret Mitchell, American, 1870 - 1938
Falkener, Waldo Carroll Sr., American, 1902 - 1992
Falkener, Herschel Hall, American, 1901 - 1992
Falkener, John Quentin, American, 1906 - 1971
Falkener, Ralph Craven Stanley, American, 1893 - 1955
Falkener, George Harold, American, 1898 - 1984
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 20 × 16 1/4 in. (50.8 × 41.3 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured
Warren County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1906
Description
A large, black and white, formal family portrait photograph of Senator Henry Hall Falkener and his family. Senator Falkener is seated on the left with his wife, Margaret Mitchell Falkener, seated on the right. From left to right, three of their sons, Hershel, Ralph, Hershel and George “Harold” Falkener, are standing behind their parents. One son, Waldo C. Falkener, Sr., is seated on a chair arm between the adults and the baby, John “Quentin” Falkener, is held by his mother. There is a dog lying on the floor in front of Senator and Mrs. Falkener. A number has been handwritten on the back in pencil.
Topic
African American
Families
Photography
Politics (Practical)
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
2014.94.19
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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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