Photograph of Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker and another man

Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Gillespie, Dizzy, American, 1917 - 1993
Parker, Charlie, American, 1920 - 1955
Unidentified Man or Men
Date
ca. 1945
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 10 1/16 × 8 1/8 in. (25.6 × 20.6 cm)
Description
A black and white photograph of Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, and an unidentified man in a doorway with arms around each other. Charlie Parker is in the middle, wearing a striped suit with patterned tie and Dizzy Gillespie is on the left side of the photograph in a dark colored suit. The unidentified man is on the left, wearing a light colored suit jacket, swirled pattern tie, and dark colored pants. Parker has both arms around the other men, who each have one arm around Parker. Parker is gazing ahead with lips in a closed smile. Gillespie is looking towards Parker and holding a cigarette in his proper left hand. The unidentifed man is turned slightly towards Parker, head tilted down and eyes closed. On the back, handwritten in pencil in the top left corner is “A07387/9.”
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Jazz (Music)
Photography
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Paxton and Rachel Baker
Object number
2014.3.6
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d3a31a32-1303-496b-87f9-92a90435cc6b
2 image(s)