Smithsonian Collections

Women Singing

Image for Women Singing
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A black-and-white photograph of two women in robes and headscarves sing from a hymnal. The photograph is signed by the photographer in the bottom right corner.
Photograph by
Alexander Alland, American, 1902 - 1989
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Date
1940
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 8 × 6 in. (20.3 × 15.2 cm)
H x W x D (Image and Sheet): 14 1/8 × 11 1/8 in. (35.9 × 28.3 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
The Commandment Keepers: African-American Jewish Congregation in Harlem
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Object number
2010.38.5
Topic
African American
Communities
Photography
Religion
Religious groups
Place captured
Harlem, New York CIty, New York, United States, North and Central America
Restrictions & Rights
© Alexander Alland, Jr.