Photograph of a jazz-art society poster

Created by
African Jazz-Arts Society and Studios, American, founded 1956
Designed by
Brath, Elombe, American, 1936 - 2014
Photograph by
Yearwood, Lloyd W., American, 1925 - 2011
Subject of
Lincoln, Abbey, American, 1930 - 2010
Abu, Jimmy, American
Pucho and His Latin Soul Brothers, 1959 - 1973
Oluoju and Her Souls of the Earth
Date
1962; printed 1996
Medium
dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image) = 5 13/16x 4 in (14.8 x 10.2 cm)
Description
A color photograph of a poster for "Naturally '62." The poster is printed in black ink on off-white paper and its heading reads: [the African jazz-art society / presents / Naturally ‘62 / cocktail sip, fashionette & coiffure show starring / lovely models displaying the Natural hair style]. The performers included on the poster are: Pucho and his Latin-Jazz Sextet, Oluoju and her Souls of the Earth, Jimmy Abu, and Abbey Lincoln. Along the bottom is text reading [Poster Design: Cecil Brathwaite]. The back of the photograph has a typed inscription reading [This is a copy from the original. Copied by Lloyd Yearwood 2/96].
Place depicted
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Black is Beautiful
BAM (Black Arts Movement 1965-1976)
Type
chromogenic color prints
Topic
Beauty culture
Fashion
Hair
Jazz (Music)
Latin jazz (Music)
Photography
Societies
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.150.3.43.1
Restrictions & Rights
© Estate of Lloyd W. Yearwood
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53c34eadd-d0b9-4c30-95f9-9540e6fecda7
2 image(s)