Photograph of Gilbert DeLorme, Sr. and poker group

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2 images
Photograph by
Subject of
Nabrit, Samuel M. PhD, American, 1905 - 2003
DeLorme, Gilbert E. Sr., American, 1903 - 1975
Forbes, Franklin Lafayette, American, 1903 - 1972
Forbes, Ethel S., American, 1903 - 1997
Unidentified Man or Men
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Sheet): 8 1/16 × 9 15/16 in. (20.5 × 25.3 cm)
H x W (Image): 7 3/8 × 9 5/8 in. (18.8 × 24.5 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Media Arts-Photography
Place depicted
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
ca. 1960
A black and white photograph of thirteen men and one woman attending a poker group gathering. They are seated around folding card tables set with coffee cups, saucers, glasses and cutlery. Gilbert DeLorme, Sr. is seated center right wearing glasses, a bark jacket and a white shirt. Immediately left of him is Ethel Forbes, wearing glasses and a black dress with a brooch pinned to the neckline. Dr. Samuel Nabrit is seated behind Ethel Forbes and is wearing a dark suit and tie with a white collared shirt. A handwritten note in blue ink on the back identifies the subjects.
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
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