Photograph of Gilbert DeLorme, Sr., Atlanta Life Insurance Company

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3 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
DeLorme, Gilbert E. Sr., American, 1903 - 1975
Atlanta Life Insurance Company, American, founded 1905
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 7/16 in. (19.3 × 24 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1950
Description
A black and white photograph of Gilbert DeLorme, Sr. Mr. DeLorme is seated at a desk in the offices of the Atlanta Life Insurance Company. DeLorme is wearing dark glasses, a medium toned suit, a dark patterned tie, white shirt and a white handkerchief is in his proper left breast pocket. The desk is wooden, DeLorme’s rolling chair, and another chair on the other side of the desk are also wooden. On the desk is a metal piano desk lamp, glass ashtray, leather blotter and some loose papers that Mr. DeLorme is reading. The office has cream colored and half wood paneled walls and a white tiled floor. A handwritten note on the back in blue ink identifies the subject and location.
Topic
African American
American South
Business
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
2014.94.47
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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