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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Louis Armstrong, American, 1901 - 1971  Search this
Salsbury Glide Motor Company, American, 1935 - 1949  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 8 15/16 × 7 1/2 in. (22.7 × 19 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 9 5/16 × 7 15/16 in. (23.6 × 20.2 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
1938
Description:
A black-and-white film still of Louis Armstrong on the set of "Going Places." The silver gelatin print depicts Louis Armstrong playing the trumpet while sitting on a Salsbury Motor Glide scooter. Armstrong is wearing a plaid newsboy cap, a corduroy collared shirt, corduroy vest, leather shoes, and jeans tucked into leather half-chaps. Armstrong's cheeks are puffed as he blows into his trumpet. The scooter is white with a small front wheel, a headlight, and four thick stripes running across the front of the body and down the sides. His scooter is parked on a wide dirt pathway strewn with leaves. In the background is a line of tree. A notation is printed in the negative in the bottom right corner, [GP 83]. There are no inscriptions on the front or back of the photograph.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Music  Search this
Photography  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.85
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
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f508d8cb-2e18-46ee-84b8-5237f2c24d5d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.85