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Photograph by:
James J. Kriegsmann, 1909 - 1994  Search this
Distributed by:
Associated Booking Corporation, American, founded 1940  Search this
Subject of:
Una Mae Carlisle, American, 1915 - 1956  Search this
Joe Glaser, American, 1896 - 1969  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 8 11/16 × 7 7/16 in. (22.1 × 18.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 1/16 × 8 1/16 in. (25.5 × 20.5 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of Una Mae Carlisle. She is depicted posing behind a piano, with her forearms resting on the top. She is wearing large earrings, a large ring on her right hand, and bracelet on her left wrist. Her gaze is fixed upward. The image is framed by a white border with black text at the bottom that reads, [UNA MAE CARLISLE / ASSOCIATED BOOKING CORP. / JOE GLASER, President / Squibb B'ldg 745 - 5th Ave. N.Y.]. White text in the negative in the bottom right corner of the image reads, [James J / Kriegsmann / NY]. Along the right side of the image is an inscription in black ink that reads, [To Laurie" / One of the best / and all the / best should be / yours. / Musically" / Una Mae]. There are no inscriptions on the back of the image.
African American  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  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