Photograph of Thomas W. Holmes and family

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2 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Col. Holmes, Thomas W. Esq., American, ca. 1882 - 1973
Holmes, Mayme E. McKinley, American, ca. 1885 - 1969
DeLorme, Grace McKinley Holmes, American, 1906 - 1997
DeLorme, Gilbert Earle Jr., American, born 1945
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 8 1/8 × 10 in. (20.6 × 25.4 cm)
H x W (Image): 7 5/8 × 9 1/2 in. (19.4 × 24.2 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date
1948-1950
Description
A black and white photograph of two women and one man holding a small boy. Pictured center is Gilbert DeLorme, Jr. about age four. He is wearing a white shirt and dark overalls. Pictured from left to right are the adults Gilbert DeLorme Jr.’s mother, Grace DeLorme, wearing a medium toned jacket; his grandfather, Thomas W. Holmes, Esq., wearing medium toned jacket and patterned tie; and his grandmother, Mayme Holmes, wearing a dark jacket and striped blouse. A handwritten note on the back in blue ink identifies the subjects and date.
Topic
African American
Families
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
2014.94.26
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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