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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Sister Rosetta Tharpe, American, 1915 - 1973  Search this
Used by:
Richmond Times - Dispatch, American, founded 1850  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 8 7/8 × 7 5/16 in. (22.6 × 18.5 cm)
H x W (sheet): 11 × 8 1/8 in. (28 × 20.6 cm)
Type:
black-and-white photographs
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place used:
Richmond, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1950s
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of Sister Rosetta Tharpe. She is wearing a dark colored dress. She is facing the left side of the photograph. Her left arm is bent at the elbow and her left hand is at chest height. She is walking in front of a chain link fence with plants growing on it. A large tree is on the right side of the photograph. Buildings are in the background. The back of the photograph has a Richmond Times-Dispatch stamp in red ink.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Gospel (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Gayle Wald
Object number:
2014.98.28
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd567fc55de-b38d-4432-8d9c-d807d8ca8a98
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.98.28