Photograph of the Hall Johnson Choir

Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Johnson, Hall, American, 1888 - 1970
Date
ca. 1935-1952
Medium
silver gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 8 1/8 × 10 in. (20.6 × 25.4 cm)
Description
Black and white photograph of the Hall Johnson Choir on stage. The choir stands on a riser on the stage behind a piano and in front of a curtain with a display of American flags. All but one of the men are wearing tuxedos and the women are wearing matching dresses. One man in the choir, to the right of the photograph, wears a uniform. Choral director Hall Johnson stands to the left of the photograph on the side of the stage near the riser. Audience members are visible in the foreground. The back of the photograph has a stamp.
Place printed
New York, United States, North and Central America
Collection title
The Hall Johnson Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Archival Collections
Type
photographs
Topic
Conductors (Musicians)
Singers (Musicians)
Spirituals (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Eugene Thamon Simpson, Representative, Hall Johnson Estate
Object number
TA2013.166.1.2
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57840b064-5571-4f7b-a8e0-fc4943b06d74
2 image(s)