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Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Down Home Quartette, American  Search this
ink on paper
H x W: 6 7/8 × 8 11/16 in. (17.4 × 22.1 cm)
advertising cards
Place depicted:
Mexico, Audrain County, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
mid 20th century
An advertising card for the Down Home Quartette of Mexico, Missouri. The poster features a photo of the group. The five men are dressed similarly, with dark jackets, bowties, and handkerchiefs in their breast pockets. The front three men are seated, with the other two standing behind in front of a backdrop with a window design. The name of the group is printed above the photo and the names of the singers are printed below with an additional name handwritten in pen in the lower right corner. There is a decorative border around the poster and two thick vertical lines on either side of the photo. The back of the card has doodles of trees in blue ink and some notes.
Transcription Center Status:
Transcribed by digital volunteers
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Gospel (Music)  Search this
Religion  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  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
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture