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

  • Michael P. Smith, Reverend Mother Lydia Gilford/Baptism, seen in mirror, Israelit S.C., Lydia Gilford presiding, 1973-1974, gelatin silver print, Smithsonian American Art Museum, © The Historic New Orleans Collection, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts, 1983.63.1273

Title
Reverend Mother Lydia Gilford/Baptism, seen in mirror, Israelit S.C., Lydia Gilford presiding
Artist
Date
1973-1974
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
image: 16 × 9 3/8 in. (40.6 × 23.8 cm)
sheet: 18 × 11 in. (45.7 × 27.9 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts

Mediums Description
gelatin silver print
Classifications
Keywords
  • Ethnic – African-American
  • Cityscape – Louisiana – New Orleans
  • Occupation – religion – clergy
  • Ceremony – religion – baptism
  • Architecture – religious – church
  • Figure group
  • Portrait female – Gilford, Lydia – full length
Object Number
1983.63.1273
Palette
Linked Open Data
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