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Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
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silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 4 7/16 × 6 5/8 in. (11.2 × 16.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 4 15/16 × 7 1/16 in. (12.5 × 17.9 cm)
gelatin silver prints
ca. 1955
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of a group of twelve (12) men and seven (7) women. The group is depicted seated and standing around a long table covered with a white table cloth, a white centerpiece, glasses, and a bottle. A row of one (1) man and six (6) women are seated behind the table on the right side of the image. The man is in the foreground with the women seated on his proper right side. He is wearing a medium toned jacket and collared shirt. At the far end of the table, are three rows of eleven (11) men and one (1) woman. The front row includes three men seated around the table with one man kneeling next the man seated in the far left. In the second row are five (5) men and one (1) woman. The top row includes two (2) men. The background are cardboard boxes stacked against the back wall with [BALLANTINE / INDIA PALE ALE], [BALLANTINE XXX ALE], and [Champale] printed on the side. 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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Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Media Arts-Photography
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National Museum of African American History and Culture