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The Recital (Portrait of Denyce Graves)

Artist:
Nelson Shanks, 23 Dec 1937 - 28 Aug 2015  Search this
Sitter:
Denyce Graves, born 7 Mar 1964  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight: 228.6 x 143.5cm (90 x 56 1/2")
Frame: 256.5 x 164.5 x 7.6cm (101 x 64 3/4 x 3")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1999
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Piano  Search this
Human Figures\Musician\Accompanist  Search this
Denyce Graves: Female  Search this
Denyce Graves: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Opera  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Gift of Ian M. and Annette P. Cumming
Object number:
NPG.2019.113
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of Nelson Shanks
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
20th Century Americans: 2000 to Present
On View:
NPG, South Gallery 341
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2019.113

Orchestra

Designer:
Witold Gordon, American, b. Poland, 1885–1968  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink, graphite on paperboard
Type:
albums (bound) & books
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
early 20th century
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Paul L. Dahlstrom
Accession Number:
1978-120-5
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1978-120-5

Duss Band Double Harmonica

Retailer:
B & J  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3/4 in x 5 1/8 in x 2 in; 1.905 cm x 13.0175 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
harmonica
Place made:
Germany
Credit Line:
The Peter Kassan Collection
ID Number:
1988.0783.202
Accession number:
1988.0783
Catalog number:
1988.0783.202
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1306264
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Off-white oxford shoes worn by Cab Calloway

Manufactured by:
Capezio, American, founded 1887  Search this
Worn by:
Cab Calloway, American, 1907 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
leather, synthetic fibers, metal, and cotton shoelaces
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Each): 3 1/2 × 3 1/2 × 11 in. (8.9 × 8.9 × 27.9 cm)
H x W x D (Together): 3 1/2 × 7 1/2 × 11 in. (8.9 × 19.1 × 27.9 cm)
Type:
oxfords
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Conductors (Musicians)  Search this
Costume  Search this
Dance  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Cabella Calloway Langsam
Object number:
2013.237.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.237.1ab
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Conductor's baton owned by Cab Calloway

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Cab Calloway, American, 1907 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
paint on wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 17 3/4 × 7/16 × 7/16 in. (45.1 × 1.1 × 1.1 cm)
Type:
batons (music equipment)
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Conductors (Musicians)  Search this
Dance  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Cabella Calloway Langsam
Object number:
2013.237.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Musical Instruments
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.237.2
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Grey trousers worn by Cab Calloway

Designed by:
After Six, American, founded 1903  Search this
Worn by:
Cab Calloway, American, 1907 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
wool and synthetic blend fiber with metal closures
Dimensions:
H x W x D (On form): 42 3/4 × 16 × 11 1/2 in. (108.6 × 40.6 × 29.2 cm)
H x W (flat): 43 3/4 × 18 3/4 in. (111.1 × 47.6 cm)
Type:
trousers
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Conductors (Musicians)  Search this
Costume  Search this
Dance  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Cabella Calloway Langsam
Object number:
2013.237.3.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.237.3.2

White tuxedo shirt worn by Cab Calloway

Manufactured by:
After Six, American, founded 1903  Search this
Worn by:
Cab Calloway, American, 1907 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
polyester and cotton blend fabric with plastic buttons
Dimensions:
H x W x D (On form): 34 1/4 × 24 1/2 × 14 1/2 in. (87 × 62.2 × 36.8 cm)
H x W (flat): 34 × 18 1/4 in. (86.4 × 46.4 cm)
Type:
shirts
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Conductors (Musicians)  Search this
Costume  Search this
Dance  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Cabella Calloway Langsam
Object number:
2013.237.4.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.237.4.3

Black bow tie worn by Cab Calloway

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Cab Calloway, American, 1907 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
satin and metal
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 2 1/4 × 33 3/4 in. (5.7 × 85.7 cm)
Type:
bow ties
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Conductors (Musicians)  Search this
Costume  Search this
Dance  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Cabella Calloway Langsam
Object number:
2013.237.4.4.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.237.4.4.1

Black bow tie worn by Cab Calloway

Manufactured by:
The Custom Shop, American, founded 1937  Search this
Worn by:
Cab Calloway, American, 1907 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber and metal
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 1 3/4 × 35 in. (4.4 × 88.9 cm)
Type:
bow ties
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Conductors (Musicians)  Search this
Costume  Search this
Dance  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Cabella Calloway Langsam
Object number:
2013.237.4.4.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.237.4.4.2

White bow tie worn by Cab Calloway

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Cab Calloway, American, 1907 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber, metal, and elastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D (On form): 3 1/2 × 6 × 5 3/4 in. (8.9 × 15.2 × 14.6 cm)
H x W x D (Flat): 16 5/8 × 2 3/8 × 3/4 in. (42.2 × 6 × 1.9 cm)
Type:
bow ties
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Conductors (Musicians)  Search this
Costume  Search this
Dance  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Cabella Calloway Langsam
Object number:
2013.237.4.4.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.237.4.4.3

Cuff links worn by Cab Calloway

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Cab Calloway, American, 1907 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
onyx and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (each, flat): 5/8 × 5/8 × 1 1/8 in. (1.6 × 1.6 × 2.9 cm)
H x W x D (each, clipped): 5/8 × 5/8 × 3/4 in. (1.6 × 1.6 × 1.9 cm)
Type:
cuff links
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Conductors (Musicians)  Search this
Costume  Search this
Dance  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Cabella Calloway Langsam
Object number:
2013.237.4.5ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.237.4.5ab

Photograph of Billy Eckstine

Photograph by:
James J. Kriegsmann, 1909 - 1994  Search this
Subject of:
Billy Eckstine, American, 1914 - 1993  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 5 13/16 × 4 5/16 in. (14.7 × 11 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 6 7/8 × 4 15/16 in. (17.5 × 12.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Conductors (Musicians)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.64
Restrictions & Rights:
© Getty Images. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.64
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Playbill for Dreamgirls

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Imperial Theatre, American, founded 1923  Search this
Subject of:
Obba Babatunde, born 1951  Search this
Cleavant Derricks, American, born 1953  Search this
Loretta Devine, American, born 1949  Search this
Ben Harney, American, born 1952  Search this
Jennifer Holliday, 1960  Search this
Sheryl Lee Ralph, American, born 1956  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. (22.2 x 14.6 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1982
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.24
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.24
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Playbill for Big Deal

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Created by:
Broadway Theatre, American, founded 1924  Search this
Subject of:
Cleavant Derricks, American, born 1953  Search this
Loretta Devine, American, born 1949  Search this
Alan Weeks  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 3/4 x 6 in. (22.2 x 15.2 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
May 1986
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Modern dance  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.7.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.7.1
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  • View Playbill for Big Deal digital asset number 1
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Cello

Performer:
Bolognini, Ennio  Search this
Maker:
Rovatti, Luigi  Search this
Object Name:
cello
Credit Line:
Dorothy B. Bolognini in memory of Maestro Ennio Bolognini
ID Number:
1980.0909.01
Catalog number:
1980.0909.01
Accession number:
1980.0909
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_605510

Walter Damrosch

Artist:
Soss Efram Melik, 1914 - 2003  Search this
Sitter:
Walter Johannes Damrosch, 30 Jan 1862 - 22 Dec 1950  Search this
Type:
Unknown
Date:
20th Century
Topic:
Walter Johannes Damrosch: Male  Search this
Walter Johannes Damrosch: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Walter Johannes Damrosch: Performing Arts\Director\Opera  Search this
Walter Johannes Damrosch: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Conductor  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Metropolitan Opera Association
Object number:
NY590111
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NY590111

Anton Seidl

Artist:
J. J. Redmond, active 1891 - 1915  Search this
Sitter:
Anton Seidl, 1850 - 1898  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
121.9 x 78.7cm (48 x 31")
Type:
Painting
Date:
late 19th-early 20th Century
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses\Pince-nez  Search this
Anton Seidl: Male  Search this
Anton Seidl: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Conductor  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Metropolitan Opera Association
Object number:
NY590101
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NY590101

Pablo Casals

Artist:
Willard Warren Cummings, 1915 - 1975  Search this
Sitter:
Pablo Casals, 29 Dec 1876 - 22 Oct 1973  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
203.2cm (80")
Type:
Painting
Date:
20th Century
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Clouds  Search this
Interior\Interior with Exterior View  Search this
Architecture\Window  Search this
Costume\Footwear\Shoes  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Cello  Search this
Pablo Casals: Male  Search this
Pablo Casals: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Pablo Casals: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Violinist  Search this
Pablo Casals: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Cellist  Search this
Pablo Casals: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Conductor  Search this
Pablo Casals: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: [UNLOCATED]
Object number:
NY990153
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NY990153

Walter Damrosch

Artist:
Marya Mannes, 1904 - 1990  Search this
Sitter:
Walter Johannes Damrosch, 30 Jan 1862 - 22 Dec 1950  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
31 x 24 x 26cm (12 3/16 x 9 7/16 x 10 1/4")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
20th Century
Topic:
Walter Johannes Damrosch: Male  Search this
Walter Johannes Damrosch: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Walter Johannes Damrosch: Performing Arts\Director\Opera  Search this
Walter Johannes Damrosch: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Conductor  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Metropolitan Opera Association
Object number:
NY590023
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NY590023

Bruno Walter

Artist:
Hilda Wiener, 19th - 20th Century  Search this
Sitter:
Bruno Walter, 15 Sep 1876 - 17 Feb 1962  Search this
Medium:
Pencil drawing on paper mounted on board in album, p. 2.
Dimensions:
Accurate: 22.6 x 17.0 cm (8.9 x 6.7" )
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1931
Topic:
Drawing  Search this
Bruno Walter: Male  Search this
Bruno Walter: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Conductor  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: British Museum, Department of Prints and Drawings
Website: www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/
Object number:
1951-11-1-1
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1951-11-1-1

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