Photo of man standing with his arm around woman in front of fence

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2 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 (sheet): 4 7/8 × 2 15/16 in. (12.4 × 7.5 cm)
H x W (image): 4 5/16 × 2 7/16 in. (11 × 6.2 cm)
Type
photographs
Place collected
Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1920
Description
Black and white photograph of a man standing with his arm around woman in front of a fence. The woman is wearing single breasted coat with metal buttons. The coat has a belt and a patterned design at the bottom. She is wearing gloves and her hands are in her coat pocket. She is also wearing a wide-brimmed hat. The man is wearing a long peacoat and bowler hat. He is smiling and has his left hand in his coat pocket. A fence is behind them barren trees are visible in the distance. There are no inscriptions, front or back. This photograph is found on page 12 of the Ervin Sisters photo album.
Topic
African American
Photography
Urban life
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jennifer Cain Bohrnstedt
Object number
TA2015.143.3.82
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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