Photograph of Sammy Davis Jr.

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2 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Davis, Sammy Jr., American, 1925 - 1990
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured
United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1960
Description
A black and white photographic portrait of Sammy Davis Jr. He is sitting with his body angled to his left. He is wearing glasses and a white collared shirt with a dark cardigan over it. On the left side of the photo is an autograph in blue ink that reads "To Pete/ all the best, / Sammy Davis Jr." On the right side of the photo appears to be smoke. In the bottom right hand corner of the photo, barely visible, is the top of a glass.
Topic
African American
Actors
Comedy
Entertainers
Film
Music
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.118.192.2
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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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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