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Object Name Painting
Catalog Number FIC2014.00061
Date 1922
Scope & Content Print of a Sketch: watercolor versions of the black and white line drawing/sketch picture is of a black woman in the center foreground with a large flower filled basket on her head speaking to a white woman who is wearing a veil. The black woman has a young child holding onto her skirts and the white woman has two white children with her and an older black lady in back. Along the left side are a number of figures sitting down surrounded by flower filled containers. A white older man is looking/talking to the one of the vendors near the central group. An arched entryway is in the center background with an arched arcade to the right with other vendors in front of each pillar. A wagon is visible through the arcade in the upper right of the picture. At bottom is handwritten in ink: "Memorial Day / in the Sixth Street Market".
On back in upper right corner is handwritten in pencil: "656" in a oval and "14 Blk".
Creator Dashiell, Margaret
People Dashiell, Margaret
Search Terms Memorial Day
Subjects women
children
African Americans
holidays
Marketplaces
Markets