Portrait of Arguta (?) Stokes

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Title

Portrait of Arguta (?) Stokes

Subject

Portrait
Photograph
Lincolnville

Description

Portrait photograph of a woman standing in front of a building. Woman is dressing in a coat with fur collar, and a hat. She is holding a clutch in one hand, and her other hand is on her hip.

On the back of the photograph, there is a name and address, which reads: "Arguta (or possibly Nguta) Stokes 552 S. Franklin St. Rocky Mount, N.C. We believe this is the subject or possibly the recipient of this photograph. There is also a stamp that reads: "Nevr-Fade Panel Art Prints Reg. Nov 1 1938 Photo Art Co., Inc. Trenton, N.J.

This image was part of the Preston Family Archives within our collection, who lived in Lincolnville. Their items were donated by someone who bought their house and discovered the artifacts when they were remodeling.

Creator

Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center

Source

LMCC Archives

Date

11/1/1938

Rights

All rights reserved to the LMCC.

Citation

Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center, “Portrait of Arguta (?) Stokes,” Resilience: Black Heritage in St. Augustine, accessed December 9, 2022, https://blackheritagestaugustine.omeka.net/items/show/85.

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