I Started Out As a Child

Recorded by
Cosby, Bill, American, born 1937
Published by
Warner Bros. Records, Inc., American, founded 1958
Date
1964
On View
Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Museum MapsObjects in this Location
Exhibition
Taking the Stage
Medium
vinyl, ink on paper
Dimensions
Diameter (vinyl disc): 11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm)
H x W x D (cardboard sleeve): 12 3/8 × 12 3/8 × 1/8 in. (31.4 × 31.4 × 0.3 cm)
H x W (paper sleeve): 12 5/16 × 12 5/16 in. (31.3 × 31.3 cm)
Description
A 33 1/3 rpm record album titled I Started Out As a Child recorded by Bill Cosby. The front of the record sleeve features a color photograph of Bill Cosby smiling and looking in to the camera. Cosby is wearing a black suit jacket, red plaid dress shirt, and black tie. The front cover has red and black text, which reads: “STEREO / WARNER BROS. / RECORDS / 1567 / “i / started / out / as a / child” / bill / cosby.” The reverse side of record sleeve features four different black and white photographs of Cosby, as well as a track list and review. The album includes a paper sleeve.
Classification
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Type
record covers
long-playing records
Topic
Amusements
Comedy
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.101.9abc
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d0f9c580-b728-4959-b5af-dbe2d2ba45b8
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