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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Distributed by:
Associated Booking Corporation, American, founded 1940  Search this
Subject of:
Jimmy Spencer, American  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 8 11/16 × 7 3/16 in. (22.1 × 18.3 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 × 8 1/8 in. (25.4 × 20.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
1935-1960
Description:
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of Jimmy Spencer. He is centrally depicted from the thighs up, leaning against a piano. He is wearing a dark suit, white shirt, and a black bow tie. His proper left arm rests on the piano while his proper right hand rests on his proper left forearm. The piano is in the lower right quadrant. The image is bordered with white and along bottom is black text on the left and right sides. The text in the lower left corner reads, [Jimmy Spencer]. The text in the lower right corner reads, [ABC / ASSOCIATED BOOKING CORP. / New York / Chicago / Beverly Hills / Miami / Dallas / Las Vegas / London]. There are no inscriptions on the back of the image.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Music  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.37
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/fd5d153c258-c8ae-4c56-88c9-a1e8d1665b3c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.37