Color photographs and negative of Eubie Blake's hand casts

Photograph by
Walker, Bobbiegita, American, born 1942
Subject of
Blake, Eubie, American, 1887 - 1983
Medium
dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (photographs): 4 7/8 x 3 1/2 in. (12.4 x 8.9 cm)
H x W (negative): 1 3/8 x 6 in. (3.5 x 15.2 cm)
Type
chromogenic color prints
Date
ca. 1982
Description
Two (2) color photographic images of Eubie Blake's hand casts made by Bobbiegita Walker and the original photographic negative strip.The hands are featured in an upright position, palms facing one another. They are slightly askew and with the left hand more upward than the right.
Topic
African American
Art
Composers (Musicians)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Jazz (Music)
Musical Theatre
Photography
Ragtime (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bobbiegita Walker
Object number
2011.149.5.4abc
Restrictions & Rights
© Bobbiegita Walker
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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