Photograph of a man

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2 images
Photograph by
Diaz & Rogers, American
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 9 5/16 × 7 1/2 in. (23.7 × 19.1 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 × 8 1/8 in. (25.4 × 20.7 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Collection title
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Place made
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
mid 20th century
Description
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of a man. The man is depicted from the knees up, facing the viewer, and looking slightly to the right. His proper right knee is raised and he is resting his proper right hand on his knee. His proper left arm hangs at his side. He is wearing a dark toned suit, white collared shirt, and a patterned tie. He has a white pocket square in his proper left breast pocket. He is shown against a white gradient background. In the top left corner of the photograph is a handwritten inscription in blue ink that reads, [Lady Laura / You will al- / ways--- "rate 4 stars" --- / with me... / Dancingly yours / Harvey -]. The photographer's mark, printed in the negative, located in the bottom right corner reads, [Diaz & / Rogers / N.Y.]. There are no inscriptions on the back of the photograph.
Topic
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.46.25.181
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible

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