Black and white photograph of Duke Ellington, members of his orchestra, and others gathered around the outside of a train car at the Saint-Lazare Station in Paris. In the center, Ellington and another man sit atop luggage cases. Juan Tizol stands to Ellington's proper right. Everyone in the photo wears heavy overcoats and hats, or hold hats in their hands. Several orchestra members, including Ivie Anderson, pose on the train steps. To the right are two train or station attendants in uniform caps. There are no marks or inscriptions on the front. On the back of the photograph are two inscriptions handwritten in blue ink: [873461 / 1939 / Paris, France] at the top left and [Duke Ellington + his Band at the Saint-Lazare Station] at the top right. At center, stamped in black ink, is: [PLEASE CREDIT / United Press International Photo] with additional rights information.