Photographic print of Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Photograph by
Cryer, Terry, British, 1934 - 2017
Subject of
Tharpe, Sister Rosetta, American, 1915 - 1973
Date
1957
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 10 7/16 × 7 11/16 in. (26.5 × 19.5 cm)
H x W (sheet): 10 15/16 × 8 1/4 in. (27.8 × 20.9 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photographic portrait of Sister Rosetta Tharpe. She is pictured from the neck up with her head slightly tilted towards her right shoulder. Her eyes are closed, and she is wearing a white shawl over her head. The back of the photograph is signed at center in black ink with “Terry Cryer / ©.”
Place captured
England, Europe
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
black-and-white photographs
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Gospel (Music)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Photography
Rock and roll (Music)
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Gayle Wald
Object number
2014.98.25
Restrictions & Rights
© Terry Cryer. Permission required for use.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51843eb22-77ae-466b-a7e5-f9a4b1491468
2 image(s)