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): 7 9/16 × 7 5/8 in. (19.2 × 19.3 cm)
H x W (sheet): 11 5/8 × 8 1/4 in. (29.6 × 21 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Sister Rosetta Tharpe. She is wearing a black sirt and sitting. She is holding a guitar and looking up and to her right. A fur coat is on the left side of the image and white, patterned wall and darkened window are in the back ground. The back of the photograph is signed at center in black ink with “Terry Cryer / ©.”
Place captured
Leeds, Kent County, 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
2014.98.30
Restrictions & Rights
© Terry Cryer
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50529112d-903e-4f1b-a5b9-61e18b6a7164
2 image(s)