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Photograph by:
Steve Jackson Jr., 1923 - 1999  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Jimbo's Bop City, American, 1950 - 1965  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 13 × 10 3/8 in. (33 × 26.3 cm)
H x W (sheet): 13 7/8 × 10 7/8 in. (35.3 × 27.6 cm)
Type:
photographs
Place depicted:
Fillmore, San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1955
Description:
This black and white photograph depicts a man standing with a double bass instrument. Wearing a dark suit over a light color shirt, he stands with his bass in front of the large wall mural. The mural features oversize instruments and two small dancing figures. On the back of the photograph is a green sticker with handwritten text that reads "#23."
Topic:
African American  Search this
Bebop (Music)  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Mary E. Jackson, Posthumously and Linda A. Jackson
Object number:
2016.117.23
Restrictions & Rights:
© Linda A. Jackson
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/fd571272b5f-26bd-4397-bcaf-58146adb2513
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.117.23