Photograph of LaVern Baker

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  • Image for Photograph of LaVern Baker
2 images
Photograph by
Bernard, Bruno, American, 1912 - 1987
Distributed by
General Artists Corporation, American, founded 1940
Subject of
Baker, LaVern, American, 1929 - 1997
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 8 13/16 × 7 5/16 in. (22.4 × 18.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 9 15/16 × 8 1/16 in. (25.3 × 20.5 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Media Arts-Photography
Place captured
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
A black and white photographic portrait of LaVern Baker. Depicted is a woman smiling. She is wearing earrings and a matching headband. Her body is angled to her right and she is looking up and to the right as well. She is wearing a black sleeveless dress. In the bottom right corner white text reads "Bruno/ of/ Hollywood/ NYC." Below the photo it says “La Vern Baker PER. MGT. / S.R.O. Artists/ 200 W. 57th. St. N.Y.C. General Artists Corporation/ New York Chicago Beverly Hills Dallas Miami Beach London."
Blues (Music)
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain

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