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[Lillian Evanti in park #96: cellulose acetate photonegative.]

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Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Tibbs, Lillian Evans
Evanti, Lillian Mme (Lillian Evans Tibbs) 1890-1967
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 7" x 5"
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1930
1940
N.d
1930-1940
Notes:
Degree in music from Howard University; married vocal instructor Prof. Roy W. Tibbs. Continued study in Europe, made professional operative debut in Nice, France, 1925. Stage name formed from combination of single and married names, Washington concert debut, 1933. Helped found the Negro National Opera Company.
Summary:
Ink on negative: "Mme Evanti 6". Lillian Evanti posing near fountain in park. She is wearing a walking suit, hat, and fur stole and holds a walking stick. "EASTMAN SAFETY KODAK 64" edge imprint.
Topic:
African American entertainers
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.80
25052 (Scurlock number)
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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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