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Photograph by:
Perfect Photo Reproduction Company, English  Search this
Subject of:
Fayard Nicholas, American, 1914 - 2006  Search this
Harold Nicholas, American, 1921 - 2000  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 9 7/16 × 7 3/8 in. (24 × 18.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 1/16 × 7 15/16 in. (25.5 × 20.2 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Calabasas, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of The Nicholas Brothers, Fayard and Harold Nicholas, from the film Kid Millions. The image features a young man, Fayard Nicholas, and his younger brother, Harold Nicholas; both wearing matching, white tuxedo outfits, complete with white top hats. Fayard Nicholas is depicted on the left side of the image, striking a pose in three quarters profile. He stands with his proper right leg extended out with his proper left arm extended out and bent upwards at the elbow. In his proper left hand he holds his top hat raised slightly above his head. In this proper right hand he holds a cane tucked under his arm. Harold Nicholas, depicted on the right side of the image, stands facing the viewer, with his arms extended at his side and wearing his top hat. He is depicted smiling, open mouthed, at the camera. Along the bottom of the image is black text that reads, [FROM THE FILM "KID MILLIONS"]. On the back of the photograph, along the bottom center edge, is stamp from the photograph manufacturer that reads, [Phone TEMPLE BAR 6547. / PERFECT PHOTO REPRODUCTION Co. / Coliseum Chambers / 24 CHANDOS STREET, W.C.2 / MANAGER: - JOE DAVIS.].
African American  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Film  Search this
Hollywood (Film)  Search this
Minstrel shows  Search this
Photography  Search this
Tap dancing  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