[2012.21.19] Portrait of an unidentified couple
Schultz, Loretta (Jonas)
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Matted studio photograph. Black and white. Portrait of a couple taken outdoors with studio backdrop and long rug. Backdrop sits unevenly on ground. Woman stands at right with left arm akimbo and right hand in fist rests on man’s shoulder. She wears black bodice of shiny material; loose sleeves with no cuffs; front is pleated. Chain necklace caught up part way down to fall parallel to waist; fabric belt is striped with large rectangular buckle with three overlapping medallions and pierce work at corners. Skirt is dark wool. Man has a handlebar moustache. He sits on plain wood chair turned to the side with legs crossed at the ankles. One arm rests on chair back, one fist on thigh. Rug design is mostly narrow stripe in a wider stripe. German language writing on the back. Courtesy of Ralph & Loretta (Jonas) Schultz Collection, 2012.21, GRHC.