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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Laura Cathrell, 1914 - 1999  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 9 1/2 × 7 1/2 in. (24.1 × 19 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 9 15/16 × 8 in. (25.3 × 20.3 cm)
gelatin silver prints
ca. 1938
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of Laura Cathrell performing on stage. Cathrell is centrally depicted, standing behind a microphone on a stage. She is standing in three quarters profile, looking towards the left side of the image. She is wearing a short, light colored, dress costume with wide, elbow length sleeves. Two (2) female performers are depicted walking across the stage towards the right side of the image behind Cathrell. They are both wearing short, sequined dress costumes with wide collars. They are also wearing metallic headbands. Newsprint is adhered to the back of the photograph. There are no inscriptions on the front or back of the photograph.
African American  Search this
Dance  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Music  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Photography  Search this
Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture