[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.]
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Dunbar High School (Washington, D.C.)
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 9" x 16"
Banquet camera photographs
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.
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History