Hammond Dance School

Image for Hammond Dance School
Created by
McNeill, Robert H., American, 1917 - 2005
Subject of
Unidentified Child or Children
Hammond, Bernice
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
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1940
Description
A black and white photograph of students and a teacher at the Bernice Hammond Dance School. The photograph features five students standing at the bar practicing. Their teacher, Bernice Hammond, stands in front of them demonstrating pointe. Framed photographs adorn the walls of the studio.
Topic
African American
Ballet
Children
Education
Local and regional
Photography
Recreation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Graham Holdings Company, © Robert H. McNeill
Object number
2014.276.2.7
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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