Photograph by
Adams, Alexander L., American, 1916 - 1993
Subject of
DeLorme, Grace McKinley Holmes, American, 1906 - 1997
Holmes, Mayme E. McKinley, American, ca. 1885 - 1969
DeLorme, Gilbert Earle Jr., American, born 1945
Elder, Louise Holmes, American, 1905 - 1993
Unidentified Woman or Women
ca. 1950
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Sheet): 8 1/8 × 9 15/16 in. (20.6 × 25.3 cm)
H x W (Image): 7 5/8 × 9 7/16 in. (19.4 × 24 cm)
A black and white photograph of a bridge party. Forty-nine women, including Grace Delorme, Mayme Holmes, Louise Holmes Elder, and one small boy, Gilbert E. DeLorme Jr., standing behind and seated on folding chairs around folding bridge tables. Gilbert E. Delorme Jr. sits at the center of the photograph in back of the crowd, his mother, Grace Delorme, stands directly to his left and wears a dark dress. His grandmother, Mayme Holmes sits directly in front and slightly to the right of Gilbert E. Delorme Jr. Mayme Holmes wears a light colored hat and a necklace. Embossed stamp on the bottom right corner of the front identifies the photographer. A handwritten note in blue ink on the back identifies the subjects and date.
Place depicted
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Media Arts-Photography
gelatin silver prints
Social life and customs
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
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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