TEA PARTY. The table appears set for tea and punch, not a dinner party. The scene provides rich domestic details, from the pet bird in a cage by the front door at left to the mustachioed vase or stein on the china cabinet in the left rear, next to a mustachioed man.
Photographs taken on black and white glass negatives by African American photographer(s) John Johnson and Earl McWilliams from 1910 to 1925 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Douglas Keister has 280 5x7 glass negatives taken by these photographers. Larger scans available on request.