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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Laura Cathrell, 1914 - 1999  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 6 5/16 × 4 5/16 in. (16.1 × 10.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 6 7/8 × 4 15/16 in. (17.5 × 12.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
1930-1950
Description:
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of Laura Cathrell and two (2) female performers in costume, dancing on a stage. Cathrell is centrally depicted with the two (2) female performers on either side of her. Cathrell’s proper right arm is raised in front of her and her proper left arm is behind her in mid-swing. The performers are all wearing identical costumes that include black shorts, a matching bikini top embellished with sequins, and a matching vest with winged shoulders, embellished with sequins and fastened to the shorts. There are no inscriptions on the front or back of the photograph.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Dance  Search this
Music  Search this
Photography  Search this
Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.199
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
Rights assessment and proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd551da3ed5-e125-4483-9c38-556be0a08868
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.199