Jimmy & Judy Mamou, popular North Beach entertainers as Batman and Robin

Photograph by
Jackson, Steve Jr., 1923 - 1999
Subject of
Mamou, Judy, American
Mamou, Jimmy, American
Date
ca. 1970
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 9 7/16 × 7 7/16 in. (24 × 18.9 cm)
H x W (sheet): 9 15/16 × 7 15/16 in. (25.3 × 20.2 cm)
Caption
Jimmy & Judy Mamou, popular North Beach entertainers as Batman and Robin. Judy was a well-known exotic dancer whose act included a boa constrictor, c. 1970s
Description
This black and white photograph depicts a man and woman in Batman and Robin costumes. The man, dressed in a Batman costume with a light colored cape and attached hood, plays a guitar. Next to him is a woman in a bodysuit under a dark cape and a black partial face mask. Both stand on a stage with a drum set visible at the left edge of the image. On the back of the photograph is a green sticker with handwritten text that reads "#32."
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Amusements
Entertainers
Nightlife
Photography
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
2016.117.32
Restrictions & Rights
© Linda A. Jackson
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd543afb92c-db80-456e-bddc-aac8bb58291c
2 image(s)