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Reverend Mother Lydia Gilford/Baptism, seen in mirror, Israelit S.C., Lydia Gilford presiding

1973-1974 Michael P. Smith Born: New Orleans, Louisiana 1937 Died: 2008 gelatin silver print image: 16 × 9 3/8 in. (40.6 × 23.8 cm) sheet: 18 × 11 in. (45.7 × 27.9 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts © The Historic New Orleans Collection 1983.63.1273 Not currently on view


Keywords

Architecture - religious - church

Ceremony - religion - baptism

Cityscape - Louisiana - New Orleans

Ethnic - African-American

Figure group

Occupation - religion - clergy

Portrait female - Gilford, Lydia - full length

photography - photoprint

gelatin silver

About Michael P. Smith

Born: New Orleans, Louisiana 1937 Died: 2008

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