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Photograph by:
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Subject of:
Laura Cathrell, 1914 - 1999  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 9 5/8 × 7 3/4 in. (24.4 × 19.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 × 8 1/8 in. (25.4 × 20.7 cm)
gelatin silver prints
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of a group of five (5) women and two (2) men. The woman in the center of the image is seated on a bar stool and the others in the image are depicted standing around her. She is wearing a light colored overcoat, a choker, and drop earrings. Her head is tilted upwards, her body is slightly turned toward the left side of the image, and her arms are wrapped around a dark garment she is holding in her lap. The man to her right is wearing a dark banded Stetson hat, a white collared shirt, and a light colored jacket. He his proper right hand is on the shoulder of the woman seated at the center of the image, and his other hand on the shoulder of the woman to his right. The woman on his right is wearing a light colored jacket with dark lapels and arm cuffs, a white skirt, black high heel shoes, and she has a small dark handbag draped over her proper right arm. The man on the far right side of the image is standing in profile with his body facing the left edge of the image. He is wearing a checkered collared shirt, light colored sweater, and dark pants. He is holding a cigarette in his proper left hand. One woman stands directly behind the woman seated on the stool in the center of the image, and two women stand on the far left side of the image. The woman on the far left, Laura Cathrell, is partially obscured by a man’s back in the left foreground. She is wearing a light button down jacket and has a fur stole draped over her proper left shoulder. In the foreground are chrome backed barstools and chairs. The wallpaper on the right side of the image is decorated with musical notes. The photographer's mark, stamped in black ink near the lower left corner, reads, [JEROME L[---?] / NEWS PH[---?]]. There are no inscriptions on the front or back of the photograph.
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Nightlife  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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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
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture