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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Leontyne Price, American, born 1927  Search this
Used by:
The Chicago Defender, American, founded 1905  Search this
Medium:
ink on zinc
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 9/16 × 3 7/8 × 1/16 in. (14.1 × 9.8 × 0.2 cm)
Type:
printing plates
portraits
Place collected:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1950
Description:
Printing plate of Leontyne Price singing in front of a CBS radio microphone. There is significant loss of the image around her face, possibly from surface abrasion. The plate is irregular, the top right corner having been cut away or otherwise removed. Written of the back is [Leontyne Price] as well as an obscured photographer's stamp.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Business  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Radio  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Technology  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Chicago Defender Publishing Company
Object number:
2012.18.5.23
Restrictions & Rights:
© Chicago Defender Publishing Company
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Tools and Equipment-Crafting-Artistic-Image-making
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5874e3e79-2b4d-48cb-b0bc-13a67ef1935a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.18.5.23