Savoy Ballroom

Image for Savoy Ballroom
Created by
McNeill, Robert H., American, 1917 - 2005
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Savoy Ballroom, American, 1926 - 1958
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W x D (image): 16 × 20 in. (40.6 × 50.8 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Harlem, New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1940
Description
A black and white photograph of two people dancing in the center of a crowd at the Savoy Ballroom. A crowd of onlookers stands behind the dancing couple.
Topic
African American
Dance
Nightlife
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Graham Holdings Company, © Robert H. McNeill
Object number
2014.276.2.13
Restrictions & Rights
© Robert H. McNeill . Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Robert McNeill Photographs
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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