Group portrait of a theater performance

Image for Group portrait of a theater performance
Created by
Rev. Anderson, Henry Clay, American, 1911 - 1998
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place made
Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date
1948 - 1970s
Description
A black-and-white photograph of two women and a man engaged in a theater performance. The man, left, wears a t-shirt under an approximation of a toga and a laurel crown. The woman at center gestures towards him as the second, at right, looks on. Both women wear dresses. The scenery includes a table and chairs as well as two fluted columns in the background.
Topic
African American
Drama (Theatre)
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles Schwartz and Shawn Wilson
Object number
2012.137.3.31
Restrictions & Rights
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
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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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