Photograph of Jack Miles

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2 images
Photograph by
Bernard, Bruno, American, 1912 - 1987
Subject of
Miles, Jack
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 6 5/16 × 4 5/16 in. (16 × 11 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 7 1/8 × 4 15/16 in. (18.1 × 12.6 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date
early 20th-mid 20th century
Description
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of Jack Miles. Miles is depicted from the waist up, leaning on a white pillar. He is depicted smiling and looking towards the left edge of the image. His arms are folded over each other on top of the pillar. He is wearing a black tuxedo with a white shirt and black bow tie. He has a white pocket square in his proper left breast pocket and a pinkie ring on his proper right hand. In the top left corner of the photograph is a handwritten inscription in blue ink that reads, To Laurie / My best / Jack / Miles]. The photographer's mark, printed in the negative, located in the bottom right corner reads, [Bruno / of / Hollywood[?]]. There are no inscriptions on the back of the photograph.
Topic
African American
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.46.25.165
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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