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[Mercer Ellington, studio photographic portrait : black-and-white photoprint, ca. 1940-1960.]

view [Mercer Ellington, studio photographic portrait : black-and-white photoprint, ca. 1940-1960.] digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Kriegsmann, James J
Subject:
Ellington, Mercer Kennedy (musician) 1919-1996
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 10" x 8"
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Photographs
Publicity photographs
Date:
1940
1960
ca 1940-1960
Ca. 1940-1960
1940-1960
1940-1950
Summary:
Diagonal composition. Imprints below image: "Mercer Ellington / And His Orchestra" (left) and "1775 Broadway / Room 431" (right, below Kriegsmann's stylized signature within the print).
Cite as:
Photograph by James J. Kriegsmann, Edward and Gaye Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
African American musicians
Portraits--African American men
Local number:
AC0704-0000001.tif (AC Scan)
See more items in:
Edward and Gaye Ellington Collection
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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