Photographic postcard of the Cleveland Colored Quintet

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Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Cleveland Colored Quintet, American
Medium
collodion and silver on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 3 1/2 × 5 1/2 in. (8.9 × 14 cm)
Type
collodion prints
portraits
photographic postcards
Date
early 20th-mid 20th century
Description
A black-and-white unused photographic postcard of the Cleveland Colored Quintet. Five (5) men are pictured standing in a row in front of a wood paneled wall wearing suits and neckties. They hold, from left to right, a baritone horn, an alto saxophone, a book, a violin, and a soprano saxophone. The man at center holding the book points his right finger at the camera. The AZO paper manufacturer's mark is printed in the upper right corner on the verso as well as text indicating sections for a message and an address to be filled out by hand.
Topic
African American
Gospel (Music)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.63.102.31
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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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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