Aug 21, 2007

Women's Club

Women's Club


James Van Der Zee

(American, 1886–1983)

Gelatin silver print

Image: 19.1 x 24.1 cm (7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.); Matted: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

Gift of the Links, Cleveland Chapter 1975.85



Harlem’s preeminent portrait photographer James Van Der Zee portrayed people as they wish to be remembered. Mrs. Edith Milburn, possibly the sitter second from the left, commissioned this formal group portrait, set in an elegant home on West 138th Street in Harlem.

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