Gelatin silver print of Mary Church Terrell

Photograph by
Scurlock, Addison N., American, 1883 - 1964
Subject of
Terrell, Mary Church, American, 1863 - 1954
Owned by
Terrell, Mary Church, American, 1863 - 1954
Date
ca. 1910
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image and Sheet): 7 × 5 in. (17.8 × 12.7 cm)
Description
A black and white photograph of Mary Church Terrell (TA2017.13.10.2). She is depicted seated in profile from the waist up. The left side of her face is visible. She is wearing a light colored beaded and fringed evening dress. She wears her hair in a loose up-do. There is a photographer's stamp embossed in the bottom left corner. There are several handwritten inscriptions on the reverse, one reading [Mary Church Terrell] and the another reading [Defender].
Place captured
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Collection title
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Archival Collections
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Activism
Education
Local and regional
Photography
Social reform
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number
TA2017.13.10.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b18e887b-5c9b-4759-b70b-e4d856030743
2 image(s)