James DePriest, conductor

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  • Image for James DePriest, conductor
2 images
Photograph by
Barboza, Anthony, American, born 1944
Subject of
DePreist, James, American, 1936 - 2013
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (sheet): 10 3/16 × 8 in. (25.8 × 20.3 cm)
H x W (image): 4 1/2 × 4 7/16 in. (11.5 × 11.2 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, United States, North and Central America
Date
1988
Description
A color photographic portrait of the conductor James DePriest. On stage in an empty concert hall, DePriest wears a tuxedo and sits at a conducting stand, hands folded in his lap, holding his baton. Behind him are rows of empty blue seats. Below the image is the title, date, and photographer's signature. The same info is handwritten again on the back, along with a note that the photograph was taken in Portland, Oregon, for Life magazine.
Topic
African American
Conductors (Musicians)
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2016.99.15
Restrictions & Rights
© Anthony Barboza
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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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