Color picture of Sammy Davis Jr. inscribed to Ginger Smock

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Printed by
Allen Photographics, American
Signed by
Davis, Sammy Jr., American, 1925 - 1990
Owned by
Ginger Smock, American, 1920 - 1995
Subject of
Davis, Sammy Jr., American, 1925 - 1990
Medium
ink on cardboard
Dimensions
H x W x D: 20 1/16 × 15 3/4 × 1/16 in. (51 × 40 × 0.2 cm)
Type
portraits
posters
Place printed
Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, United States, North and Central America
Date
1980s
Description
A large color image of Sammy Davis Jr. on poster board. In the image, he is wearing a tuxedo jacket with a red pocket square and has an untied necktie around his neck. His arms are crossed and he is holding a cigarette in his left hand. He is smiling. The image is inscribed in black ink on the top left corner. The inscription says "To / My Girl Ginger And Her Man Bob / Peace-Love / Sammy Davis, Jr." A white sticker with black text on the back of the poster board says “Allen Photographics” and “Las Vegas, NV 89114-4667 / (702) 735-2222.” At the bottom of the sticker is “Negative # 86-4-758.” The negative numbers are handwritten.
Topic
African American
Actors
Entertainers
Jazz (Music)
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Lydia Samuel Bennett
Object number
2016.161.2
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture