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Photograph by:
Robert H. McNeill, American, 1917 - 2005  Search this
Subject of:
Ella Fitzgerald, American, 1917 - 1996  Search this
Unidentified  Search this
Club Bali, American, founded 1943  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (image): 16 × 20 in. (40.6 × 50.8 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
14th and T Streets, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1930s
Description:
A black and white photograph of Ella Fitzgerald and an unidentified person dressed as the Philip Morris Mascot at Club Bali. Fitzgerald is holding a microphone stand and looking to her proper right. She is wearing a dress with a flower design down the front. The Phillip Morris Mascot is wearing a Philip Morris uniform with a badge on the chest that reads: [Call for / Philip Morris].
Topic:
African American  Search this
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Nightlife  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Graham Holdings Company
Object number:
2014.276.2.6
Restrictions & Rights:
© Robert H. McNeill Heirs
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Robert McNeill Photographs
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd586cc4f04-c780-494f-b33f-4b9b55839092
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.276.2.6