Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Catalog Data

Photograph by:
Steve Jackson Jr., 1923 - 1999  Search this
Subject of:
Dinah Washington, American, 1924 - 1963  Search this
Jimbo's Bop City, American, 1950 - 1965  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (image): 10 × 7 15/16 in. (25.4 × 20.2 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Fillmore, San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
ca. 1953
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.
African American  Search this
Bebop (Music)  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
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:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Linda A. Jackson
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture