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James A. Bland, portrait [photoprint]

view James A. Bland, portrait [photoprint] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Bland, James Allen 1854-1911
Physical description:
Silver gelatin photograph on paper, 10 x 8 in., flush-mounted on board and affixed to larger board, 14 x 11 in
1 item
Type:
Portraits
Photographs
Date:
1940
1950
1900-1910
20th century
1950-1960
Notes:
Composer of "Carry Me Back to Old Virginny" and others. See information at: memory.loc.gov/ammem/award97/rpbhtml/aasmsprs2.html.
Summary:
Lettering on board: "James A. Bland / Minstrel Performer, Composer". Image is is from a copy negative of what appears to be a heavily airbrushed photograph.
Topic:
Minstrel shows
African American entertainers
African American musicians
African American men
Local number:
618ps0227930-01.pm.tif (AC Scan)
Box 03
See more items in:
Black-and-white photoprints (Series 1), Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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