Photograph of a man

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2 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 6 3/4 × 4 5/8 in. (17.2 × 11.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 6 15/16 × 5 1/16 in. (17.7 × 12.8 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date
1954-1965
Description
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of a man. The man is depicted in full length, standing in a bar. He is leaning his proper right hand against a wall, his proper left hand is resting on his hip, and his proper right leg is crossed in front of his proper left leg. He is wearing a black polo shirt, light toned pants, and a matching light toned jacket. In the foreground is a table covered in a white tablecloth. On top of the table are marimba percussion mallets. In the background are tables covered in white tablecloths and metal chairs with vinyl seat cushions and backs. In the bottom right corner of the image is a handwritten inscription in blue ink that reads, [To Laure / the best / dancing partner / ever - / Sincerely / Carle]. There are no inscriptions on the back of the photograph.
Topic
African American
Dance
Entertainers
Nightlife
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.46.25.209
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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