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Le Cake-Walk / Danse au Nouveau Cirque. Les Enfants Negres. 142/10 [photographic postcard]

view Le Cake-Walk / Danse au Nouveau Cirque. Les Enfants Negres. 142/10 [photographic postcard] digital asset number 1
Donor:
Hoffman, David
Boaz, Joyce
Hoffman, Iris
Subject:
Walker, Frederick (Fredy) 1893-1977
Walker, Ruth (Rudy) 1891-after 1928)
Nouveau Cirque (Paris, France)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 5.6" x 3.6"
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Photographic postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Photographs
Place:
Dijon (France)
Date:
1895
1905
Circa 1898
1890-1910
1900-1910
Summary:
(Translation: The Cake Walk danced at the new circus. Negro children.) Rudy and Fredy Walker dancing. See "Rudy and Fredy Walker, c.1903 postcard series 'Le Cake-Walk' by Rainer E. Lotz, http://songbook1.wordpress.com/pp/fx/african-american-musical-theater-1896-1926/rudy-and-fredy-walker/cake-walking-babies-from-home/Real photo postcard with ink inscription on lower right, referring to Dijon.
Cite as:
Hoffman/Boaz Postcard Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African American dance
Cakewalk (Dance)
Dance
Local number:
AC0281-0000004 (AC Scan)
See more items in:
Hoffman/Boaz Postcard Collection 1900-1933
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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