Photographic print of Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Tharpe, Sister Rosetta, American, 1915 - 1973
Used by
Richmond Times - Dispatch, American, founded 1850
Date
1950s
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 8 7/8 × 7 5/16 in. (22.6 × 18.5 cm)
H x W (sheet): 11 × 8 1/8 in. (28 × 20.6 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Sister Rosetta Tharpe. She is wearing a dark colored dress. She is facing the left side of the photograph. Her left arm is bent at the elbow and her left hand is at chest height. She is walking in front of a chain link fence with plants growing on it. A large tree is on the right side of the photograph. Buildings are in the background. The back of the photograph has a Richmond Times-Dispatch stamp in red ink.
Place used
Richmond, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
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
2014.98.28
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd567fc55de-b38d-4432-8d9c-d807d8ca8a98
2 image(s)