Boys in the band, names unknown, c. mid 1950s

  • Image for Boys in the band, names unknown, c. mid 1950s
  • Image for Boys in the band, names unknown, c. mid 1950s
2 images
Photograph by
Jackson, Steve Jr., 1923 - 1999
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Jimbo's Bop City, American, 1950 - 1965
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 7 1/2 × 9 7/16 in. (19 × 24 cm)
H x W (sheet): 7 15/16 × 10 in. (20.2 × 25.4 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Fillmore, San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1955
Description
This black and white photograph depicts five men playing instruments in front of a crowded room. Three of the men, the bassist and two saxophonists stand among a seated audience. Behind the bassist is a man seated at a drum set. On the right side of the photograph is a seated man placing a guitar, with a man standing behind him gesturing with his right hand. On the back of the photograph is a green sticker with handwritten text that reads "#18."
Topic
African American
Bebop (Music)
Entertainers
Jazz (Music)
Nightlife
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Mary E. Jackson, Posthumously and Linda A. Jackson
Object number
2016.117.18
Restrictions & Rights
© Linda A. Jackson
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Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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