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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Harry "Sweets" Edison, American, 1915 - 1999  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 4 7/16 × 6 7/16 in. (11.3 × 16.4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 4 15/16 × 6 15/16 in. (12.6 × 17.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
mid 20th century
Description:
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of Harry "Sweets" Edison with a group of nine men. The men are depicted from the knees up, standing roughly in a row, facing the viewer. The man standing on the far left, is wearing a light toned, double breasted suit, white collared shirt, and a patterned tie. Next to him, and slightly in front of him, is a man in a light toned suit, white collared shirt, a patterned tie, and a white pocket square. He is holding a cigarette in his proper right hand. There are three men standing behind the man with the cigarette and the man standing in the center of the photograph, who is wearing a white jacket and dark pants. The man fourth from the right, is wearing a black jacket, light toned pants, white collared shirt, and a dark tie. There is another man standing just behind his proper left shoulder. The man second from the right, Harry "Sweets" Edison, is wearing a dark toned jacket, white collared shirt, and patterned tie. The partially depicted man on the far right is wearing medium a toned jacket, dark pants, white collared shirt, a medium toned tie, and a hat. In the right background is a partially visible sign with the word, [“Don”] printed in script letters. In the left background are two venetian blinds. There are no inscriptions on the front of the photograph.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.226
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
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5bb623f8b-66b2-4ef4-add0-4d19a8d774ef
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.226