Photo of a group of people having a picnic

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3 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W (image): 3 1/4 × 5 3/8 in. (8.3 × 13.7 cm)
H x W (sheet): 7 × 10 1/16 in. (17.8 × 25.6 cm)
Type
photographs
Place collected
Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1920
Description
Black and white photo of a group of people having a picnic. Eight people are seated on the ground facing the camera. The man on the far left is wearing dress slacks, a button down dress shirt and tie. His right arm is resting on his right knee, exposing his socks. The woman on the far right is wearing a dress and holding food in her left hand. Picnic food and other items are situated on top of white linen in the center of the group. There are no inscriptions, front or back. This photograph is found on page three of the Ervin Sisters photo album.
Topic
African American
Cooking and dining
Photography
Recreation
United States--Social life and customs
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jennifer Cain Bohrnstedt
Object number
TA2015.143.3.17
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Archival Collections
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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