Photograph of St. Augustine High School band leader Edwin Harrell Hampton

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2 images
Photograph by
Nolan A. Marshall Photography, American, founded 1948
Subject of
St. Augustine High School, founded 1951
Hampton, Edwin Harrell, American, 1928-2009
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 8 1/16 × 10 in. (20.5 × 25.4 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date
1952
Description
A black and white photograph depicting band leader Edwin Harrell Hampton. He is dressed in a black tie and white uniform suit with decorative braid trimming and epaulettes. The jacket has gold braid around the cuffs and a stripe down the side of the pant leg. He wears a white peaked cap and carries a white director's baton. He gazes past the viewer. Behind him are two young men, wearing uniforms of dark trousers, light colored jackets and dark peaked cap and holding flags, one of which is an American flag. They have flag carriers over their slung around their necks. There is a large brick building in the background.
Topic
African American
American South
Band (Music)
Communities
Education
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of St. Augustine High School, New Orleans, LA
Object number
2014.47.1
Restrictions & Rights
© Nolan A. Marshall Photography. Permission required for use.
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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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