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A Portrait of Her photographs

Identifier: SC 01863

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Content Description

A series of 32 black and white self-portraits and nature photography by Prasanna Patel taken in 2023 to create a portrait of the artist's great-grandmother.


  • Creation: 2023 September 20

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use

Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical / Historical

Prasanna Pratel 2024' is a graduate of William & Mary, with a major in Religious Studies and minor in Art and Art History. Her work explores femininity, identity, her family history, and cultural upbringing.


0.1 Linear Feet (1 legal size folder )




The photographs are aragnged by file.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

A "Portait of Her photographs" were donated by Prasanna Patel

Guide to A Portrait of Her photographs
William & Mary Special Collections Research Center staff
2023 November
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository