Photograph of a man

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2 images
Photograph by
Bernard, Bruno, American, 1912 - 1987
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 9 7/16 × 7 3/8 in. (23.9 × 18.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 9 15/16 × 8 1/16 in. (25.3 × 20.4 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place made
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
early 20th-mid 20th century
Description
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of a man. The man is depicted seated, from the waist up, smiling, and looking towards the right edge of the image. His arms are folded on a surface in front of him. He is wearing a light toned, pinstriped suit, a floral pattern tie, and a while collared shirt. He is seated in front of a white background. There is an inscription in black ink at the top right corner of the photograph, that reads, [Best of Everything / To my Beautiful / ‘Mom’ / Always & Always / Trevor[?]]. There are no inscriptions on the back of the photograph. The photographer's mark, printed in the negative, located in the bottom right corner reads, [Bruno / of / Hollywood / N.Y.C.]. A stamp in black ink on the back of the photograph reads, [BRUNO OF HOLLYWOOD - PHOTOGRAPHER / NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.].
Topic
African American
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.46.25.152
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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