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[Performance of the opera Pagliacci at Howard University, May 26th, (1942?) : cellulose acetate photonegative]

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Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Agfa
Subject:
Howard University
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 4" x 5"
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1942
1942 (?)
1940-1950
Notes:
The year is assumed to be 1942 from the date Tuesday 26th May.
Summary:
Performance stage set up in front of Frederick Douglass Memorial Hall, Howard University. Two actors on stage, the conductor is standing directing the orchestra and the audience is seated behind the orchestra. "Questi Oggi Gianni Presentatione Pagliacci" and "I Pagliacci e Compania" is written on boards either side of the stage. No ink on negative. Ink on box: "Town Hall groups, Opera, Dental Banquet, President's Reception" "1 AGFA SAFETY FILM" edge imprint.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Opera
Orchestra
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.89
AC0618.004.0000828.tif (scan number)
No 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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