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Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Elks Rendezvous, American, ca. 1930 - 1945  Search this
Medium:
pigment on wood
Dimensions:
L x W: 7 × 3/4 in. (17.8 × 1.9 cm)
Type:
musical instruments
noisemakers
Place used:
New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1930 - 1945
Description:
Elk's Rendezvous table knocker in the shape of a small mallet with a small wooden cylinder as a head, dyed red. The head has two incised lines that run around the head's circumference. The handle, a plain straight stick, has the words "Elks Rendezvous/ Harlem's Foremost Cabaret/ 133rd & Lenox Ave. NYC/ 3 Shows Nightly AU 3-8111" stamped lengthways along it. Stamped on either side of the text is an orange geometric pattern around the handle.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Music  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Vicki Gold Levi
Object number:
2013.223.69
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Movement:
Harlem Renaissance (New Negro Movement)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56249d7a2-fb98-4218-b61f-08d7af8f882c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.223.69