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Printed by:
Draeger, Imp, French, 1886 - 1980  Search this
Illustrated by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Josephine Baker, American, 1906 - 1975  Search this
Signed by:
Josephine Baker, American, 1906 - 1975  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 11 × 8 5/8 in. (27.9 × 21.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 18 1/8 × 16 3/16 in. (46 × 41.1 cm)
Type:
lithographs
advertisements
Place made:
Paris, Île-de-France, France, Europe
Date:
ca. 1930
Description:
A Bakerfix advertisement featuring an image of Josephine Baker. The image is a close up image of Baker from the shoulders up. She is leaning her head down, towards her proper right shoulder. Text written in French at the top reads: [Bakerfix / Brillantiné / fixe les cheveux sans les graisser]. The bottom right corner has Baker's signature. Below her signature black text reads: [Draeger, Imp.]. The advertisement is mounted in white matting. The back of the matting has exhibition labels from the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery and the Sheldon Art Galleries.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Business  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Hair  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and National Portrait Gallery, Gift from Jean-Claude Baker
Object number:
2016.135.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Movement:
Harlem Renaissance (New Negro Movement)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ba414038-3b48-412a-aa1a-4bc97f0237b2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.135.1