Photographic print of Count Basie

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2 images
Photograph by
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998
Subject of
Basie, Count, American, 1904 - 1984
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 10 × 8 in. (25.4 × 20.3 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca.1940 - 1945
Description
A black and white close up photograph of Count Basie seated at a piano. A woman wearing a fur coat and two men wearing suits are partially visible in the background. The back of the photograph has six stickers with barcode, numbers, reproduction information, caption information and a handwritten inscription of numbers.
Topic
African American
Composers (Musicians)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Jazz (Music)
Photography
United States--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
2014.302.51
Restrictions & Rights
© Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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