Advertisement card for the Down Home Quartette

Printed by
Unidentified
Subject of
Down Home Quartette, American
Date
mid 20th century
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 6 7/8 × 8 11/16 in. (17.4 × 22.1 cm)
Description
An advertising card for the Down Home Quartette of Mexico, Missouri. The poster features a photo of the group. The five men are dressed similarly, with dark jackets, bowties, and handkerchiefs in their breast pockets. The front three men are seated, with the other two standing behind in front of a backdrop with a window design. The name of the group is printed above the photo and the names of the singers are printed below with an additional name handwritten in pen in the lower right corner. There is a decorative border around the poster and two thick vertical lines on either side of the photo. The back of the card has doodles of trees in blue ink and some notes.
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Place depicted
Mexico, Audrain County, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Type
advertising cards
Topic
Advertising
Gospel (Music)
Religion
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.63.102.2
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58eb82b12-50e1-46ee-a7d0-bee4d408d9d7
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