Photograph of Jerry Sumpter and Clarence Williams in the Crystal Barber Shop

Photograph by
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998
Subject of
Sumpter, Jerry, American, 1910 - 1962
Williams, Clarence
Date
ca. 1952
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 8 15/16 × 11 3/8 in. (22.7 × 28.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm)
Description
A black and white photograph of Jerry Sumpter and barber Clarence Williams inside Crystal Barber Shop and Billiard Parlor. The shop interior, owned by William "Woogie" Harris, is lined with windows and barber chairs. Sumpter sits in one of the chairs, while Williams stands and rests his proper right arm against the back of the chair. The bottom right corner of the image has an inscription that reads: [426]. The back of the photograph is blank.
Place depicted
1400 Wylie Avenue, Hill District, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Barbershops
Business
Communities
Hair
Men
Photography
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
2014.302.75
Restrictions & Rights
© Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57df0f90c-4e27-430b-84f3-c1aca860c099
2 image(s)