Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Price, Leontyne, American, born 1927
Used by
The Chicago Defender, American, founded 1905
Date
ca. 1950
Medium
ink on zinc
Dimensions
H x W x D: 5 9/16 × 3 7/8 × 1/16 in. (14.1 × 9.8 × 0.2 cm)
Description
Printing plate of Leontyne Price singing in front of a CBS radio microphone. There is significant loss of the image around her face, possibly from surface abrasion. The plate is irregular, the top right corner having been cut away or otherwise removed. Written of the back is [Leontyne Price] as well as an obscured photographer's stamp.
Place collected
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Tools and Equipment-Crafting-Artistic-Image-making
Type
printing plates
portraits
Topic
Black Press
Business
Mass media
Opera (Music)
Radio
Singers (Musicians)
Technology
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Chicago Defender Publishing Company
Object number
2012.18.5.23
Restrictions & Rights
© Chicago Defender Publishing Company
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5874e3e79-2b4d-48cb-b0bc-13a67ef1935a

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