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Written by:
George Gershwin, American, 1898 - 1937  Search this
DuBose Heyward, American, 1885 - 1940  Search this
Ira Gershwin, American, 1896 - 1983  Search this
Directed by:
Rouben Mamoulian, American, 1897 - 1987  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 3/4 x 9 in. (29.8 x 22.9 cm)
Type:
sheet music
Place depicted:
R.K.O. Building Rockefeller Center, New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1935
Description:
A piece of sheet music, black ink on discolored paper. The cover has black-and-white drawings depicting a scene from the opera Porgy and Bess.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Arthur Tyrill Farrell Family
Object number:
2011.21.100
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1935 Gershwin Publishing Corp. Copyright renewed, assigned to Chappell & Co. Inc. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Sheet music
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b7911cdc-ebac-4527-bb66-14038b2bdc81
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.21.100