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Photograph by:
Terry Cryer, British, 1934 - 2017  Search this
Subject of:
Sister Rosetta Tharpe, American, 1915 - 1973  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 7 9/16 × 7 5/8 in. (19.2 × 19.3 cm)
H x W (sheet): 11 5/8 × 8 1/4 in. (29.6 × 21 cm)
Type:
black-and-white photographs
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured:
Leeds, Kent County, England, United Kingdom, Europe
Date:
1957
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of Sister Rosetta Tharpe. She is wearing a black sirt and sitting. She is holding a guitar and looking up and to her right. A fur coat is on the left side of the image and white, patterned wall and darkened window are in the back ground. The back of the photograph is signed at center in black ink with “Terry Cryer / ©.”
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:
2014.98.30
Restrictions & Rights:
© Terry Cryer
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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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/fd50529112d-903e-4f1b-a5b9-61e18b6a7164
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.98.30