Photograph by
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998
Subject of
Hampton, Lionel, American, 1908 - 2002
Nunn, William Goldwyn Jr., American, 1924 - 2014
Date
1944
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 6 9/16 × 8 11/16 in. (16.7 × 22.1 cm)
H x W: 8 × 10 in. (20.3 × 25.4 cm)
Description
A black and white photograph of Lionel Hampton standing to left of Bill Nunn Sr. Hampton's arm drapes around Nunn. Both men look directly at each other and smile. Hampton and Nunn stand in a darkened room; there is an upright piano and mic stand aligned with the left of the frame. The back of the photograph has a barcode sticker with a caption and a yellow circle sticker.
Place depicted
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Black Press
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Jazz (Music)
Photography
U.S. History, 1933-1945
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Charles A. Harris and Beatrice Harris in memory of Charles "Teenie" Harris
Object number
2014.302.44
Restrictions & Rights
© Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd565064dd0-88be-4df3-a995-edf26e75ee3d
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