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Pearl Primus [dancing] [photoprint, ca. 1945]

view Pearl Primus [dancing] [photoprint, ca. 1945] digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Scurlock, George H [Hardison] 1919-2005
Subject:
Primus, Pearl (dancer)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper, 10" x 8", mounted
1 item
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
1945
ca 1945
1930-1940
Notes:
In an August 2003 interview, George Scurlock recalled session photographing Pearl Primus as one of his favorite photographic assignments.
Summary:
Full-figure action portrait in studio. Horizontal "Scurlock" signature, lower right. Print is flush-mounted on mount board, then affixed to 14" x 11" board (probably with tape), with hand-lettered label at bottom of mount. The print is from a series of portraits which apparently was on exhibition.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Dancers
African American dancers
Local number:
Box 24, also known as 1.1.B1X
SI Neg No.2008-2176
618ps0245938jp.tif (AC Scan No.)
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Black-and-white photoprints (Series 1), Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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