Poster of James Brown

Image for Poster of James Brown
Created by
Unidentified
Owned by
Brown, James, American, 1933 - 2006
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 22 1/16 × 16 15/16 in. (56 × 43 cm)
Type
portraits
posters
Date
ca. 1975
Description
A white poster with an image James Brown. He is wearing large orange flamed glasses a blue pinstriped jacket and pants with a white shirt underneath. He is also wearing a multicolored scarf around his neck. He is standing with his right leg on the seat of a gold colored metal bench with a blue cushion. His right hand is resting on his right knee. His left hand is holding onto the left side of the bench. Printed in gold cursive lettering below the image is “James Brown.” Printed in black text at the bottom of the page is “THE GODFATHER OF SOUL.”
Topic
African American
Communication
Funk (Music)
Soul (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2008.7.14
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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