[Performance of the opera Pagliacci at Howard University, May 26th, (1942?) : cellulose acetate photonegative]
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 4" x 5"
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
The year is assumed to be 1942 from the date Tuesday 26th May.
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.
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History