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[Stage with large piece of scenery of arch over a river with actors in posed scenes, possibly at Dunbar High School, ca 1930-1940 : acetate film photonegative, banquet camera format.]

view [Stage with large piece of scenery of arch over a river with actors in posed scenes, possibly at Dunbar High School, ca 1930-1940 : acetate film photonegative, banquet camera format.] digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Subject:
Dunbar High School (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 9" x 16"
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Panoramas
Banquet camera photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1930
1940
[ca. 1930-1940.]
1930-1950
1930-1940
Summary:
Large piece of stage scenery of an archway with a backdrop of a river or canal lined with houses. Actresses in classical costume stand in posed scenes. Three actresses sit within the backdrop, two in spheres and one as the head of an angel in the sky. "Military Social Music Art Professions Dunbar Business Ambition Home [Hist]ory" is written across the bottom of the backdrop. The negative is cut to the outline of the backdrop at the top and sides. Ink on negative: "F". No edge imprint. Pencil retouching.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Theaters--Stage-setting and scenery
Costume
African American girls
Local number:
Freezer box 10, Envelope 02
TBN9
618ns0241686sc.tif (AC Scan)
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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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