Photograph of Chuck Green and James Walker

Photograph by
Strand Studio, American
Subject of
Green, Chuck, American, 1919 - 1997
Walker, James
Chuck and Chuckles, American, founded 1932
Date
1932-1944
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 9 3/16 × 7 5/16 in. (23.3 × 18.6 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 × 8 1/16 in. (25.4 × 20.4 cm)
Description
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of Chuck Green and James Walker. Green is depicted from the waist up, on the right side of the image. He is wearing a medium toned, double breasted jacket with dark silk lapels and buttons, a tie, and a hat. Green is making a comical expression, with his eyes askance and his mouth wide open. Walker, depicted on the left side of the image, is wearing a dark, double breasted jacket, tie and a white fedora with a dark band. Walker has his proper left hand held to Green’s proper right ear and is depicted in profile. White text written in the negative in the bottom right corner reads, [STRAND / N.Y]. There are no inscriptions on the back of the image.
Place made
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Collection title
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Children
Comedy
Entertainers
Photography
Vaudeville
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.46.25.28
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f40f551a-5d18-4f32-b128-3f22ed2ccc19
2 image(s)