Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Catalog Data

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Distributed by:
Lunceford Artists, Inc., American  Search this
Subject of:
Jimmie Lunceford, American, 1902 - 1947  Search this
Harold Oxley  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 1/16 × 7 1/2 in. (23 × 19 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 1/8 × 8 in. (25.7 × 20.3 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1936
Description:
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of Jimmie Lunceford. He is seen from the torso up looking to the left of the camera. He wears a white jacket, white shirt, and dark tie. He is smiling as he leans toward the left with his proper right arm resting behind him. 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, [JIMMIE LUNCEFORD]. The text in the lower right corner reads, [PERSONAL DIRECTION / Harold Oxley / LUNCEFORD ARTISTS Inc. / 17 East 49th. Street New York City]. There are no inscriptions on the back of the photograph.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.49
Restrictions & Rights:
© Getty Images
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
See more items in:
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/fd5e33cee59-74dc-450e-bf7f-6b59f320e17f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.49