Dinah Washington, c. 1953

  • Image for Dinah Washington, c. 1953
  • Image for Dinah Washington, c. 1953
2 images
Photograph by
Jackson, Steve Jr., 1923 - 1999
Subject of
Washington, Dinah, American, 1924 - 1963
Jimbo's Bop City, American, 1950 - 1965
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 10 × 7 15/16 in. (25.4 × 20.2 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Fillmore, San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1953
Description
This black and white photograph depicts Dinah Washington sitting behind a table. Wearing a light colored fur coat over a black dress, she sits on a chair with her left arm propped on the chair back. She carries a black patent leather bag on her lap. There are several men in suits sitting against the wall behind her.
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
2016.117.7
Restrictions & Rights
© Linda A. Jackson
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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