“Doing My Best” [Young Man in Suit Standing on Porch] [from the Photo Album of an African-American Woman]

Unknown American, American

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about 1920s or 30s

Gelatin silver print

Image: 3 1/8 × 2 1/8 in. (7.9 × 5.4 cm)

Sheet: 3 9/16 × 2 1/2 in. (9 × 6.4 cm)

Mount: 5 1/16 × 2 7/8 in. (12.9 × 7.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Peter J. Cohen

2017.62.86

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, on mount, above image, in white ink: Floyd / Lonesome, lonesome; inscribed, on mount, beneath image, in white ink: Doing my best

Provenance

Peter J. Cohen, New York, New York; given to present collection, 2017.

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