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[Robert Taylor holding horn and tambourine, with female partner] [acetate film photonegative]

view [Robert Taylor holding horn and tambourine, with female partner] [acetate film photonegative] digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Subject:
Taylor, Robert (Vaudeville performer)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 8" x 10"
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1920
1940
1930-1940
1930-1950
Notes:
From negative Box B.
Summary:
Taylor seems to be wearing blackface, as in other images from this series. Ink on negative edge: "18668 Robert Taylor 4 B & W." No manufacturer's mark on film edge. #91 on original envelope.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Musical instruments
Vaudeville
Comedy
Portraits--Men
Blackface entertainers
African Americans
Local number:
Freezer box 04
18668 (Scurlock No.)
618ns0177376-01pg.tif (AC Scan No.)
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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