Photo, Print, Drawing Wedding of Sopheap Kuth and Pen Hing at the home of Pen Hing's mother, Mrs. Chounn Chen, Lowell, Massachusetts

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Title
Wedding of Sopheap Kuth and Pen Hing at the home of Pen Hing's mother, Mrs. Chounn Chen, Lowell, Massachusetts
Contributor Names
DeNatale, Douglas (Research team member)
Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Research team member)
Lueders-Booth, John, 1935- (Photographer)
Created / Published
September 27, 1987
Subject Headings
-  Folklore--Massachusetts
-  Photographs
-  Ethnography
-  Documentary photographs
-  United States -- Massachusetts -- Lowell
Genre
Photographs
Ethnography
Documentary photographs
Notes
-  Index data: The following photographs were made of a Cambodian wedding at the residence of Chhoun Chen, 20, N. Franklin St., Lowell, Ma. Mrs. Chhoun Chen's daughter Pen Hing is the bride and Sopheap Kuth is the groom. 0, Underexposed; 1, Woman filling role something like bridesmaid wiping face of bride during marriage ceremony. Good photo; 2-14, Apparently some kind of candle lighting and passing ritual during the marriage ceremony. 2 is a good photo; 15-16, Bride and groom during ceremony; 17-18, Celebrants; 19-20, Overview of bride and groom during ceremony; 21-23, Musicians from Providence, RI, sitting silently; 24, Musicians, sitting silently with man holding child in background. Good photo; 25-36, Bride and groom on bed enacting some kind of public ritual involving cigarettes, bananas, and grapes. 30 and 31 are good photos.
Medium
35 mm black-and-white film negatives
Call Number/Physical Location
Call number: AFC 1987/042: LFP-JB-266
Source Collection
Lowell Folklife Project collection (AFC 1987/042)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Language
English
Online Format
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IIIF Presentation Manifest
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Chicago citation style:

DeNatale, Douglas, David Alan Taylor, and John Lueders-Booth. Wedding of Sopheap Kuth and Pen Hing at the home of Pen Hing's mother, Mrs. Chounn Chen, Lowell, Massachusetts. Lowell Massachusetts United States, 1987. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1987042_jb_266/.

APA citation style:

Denatale, D., Taylor, D. A. & Lueders-Booth, J. (1987) Wedding of Sopheap Kuth and Pen Hing at the home of Pen Hing's mother, Mrs. Chounn Chen, Lowell, Massachusetts. Lowell Massachusetts United States, 1987. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1987042_jb_266/.

MLA citation style:

DeNatale, Douglas, David Alan Taylor, and John Lueders-Booth. Wedding of Sopheap Kuth and Pen Hing at the home of Pen Hing's mother, Mrs. Chounn Chen, Lowell, Massachusetts. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1987042_jb_266/>.

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