Therrell Smith's Dance Students, June 1964 [cellulose acetate photonegative]
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Therrell Smith School of Dancing (Washington, D.C.)
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, 4" x 5"
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Fees for commercial use. Smithsonian Institution owns rights.
Good; slight warping, fingerprints, slight discoloration, residue on surface
Posed group of five young women and three young men. The boys are dressed in striped vests, dark pants and white hats. The girls wear calf-length dresses with heeled shoes and hats with flowers on the crown and ribbons tying them under their chins. Two of the men stand with a woman on each arm, whilst one man and woman stand as a couple in a dance hold in the center. There are two dance bars on the wall behind them and a large mirror at the end. Ink on negative: "11" and "4". Ink on envelope: caption and "1 - 8x10 DW Proof". "ANSCO SAFETY FILM 10" edge imprint.
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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