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Printed by:
Jombart Fres Imp. Asnieres, French  Search this
Illustrated by:
Gontran Ranson, French, 1891 - 1977  Search this
Subject of:
Josephine Baker, American, 1906 - 1975  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (folded): 24 3/16 × 16 in. (61.4 × 40.6 cm)
H x W (unfolded): 27 5/8 × 16 in. (70.2 × 40.6 cm)
Type:
posters
Place depicted:
Paris, Île-de-France, France, Europe
Date:
1927
Description:
A poster advertising a Josephine Baker performance at the Folies Bergère of Un Vent De Folie. An illustration of Baker is a center. Baker is featured upside-down, wearing green gloves, pearls, a green and white bra, and green tights with bells and red fringe. Next to the drawing is the illustrators mark: [Ranson]. Text at the top and bottom of the poster reads: [Folies- Bergère / Joséphine Baker / Hyper-Revue / Un Vent De Folie / Jombart Fres Imp. Asnières]. To the left of the illustration there are two French postage stamps. Both of the postage stamps have a blue ink stamp over them that reads: ANNULE]. The back of the poster has two inscriptions of a number.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Dance  Search this
Entertainers  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:
2016.135.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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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/fd5f8ea6365-8aec-4b8f-b8d2-29bc6e37975f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.135.3