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Gladys Bentley: America's Greatest Sepia Player -- The Brown Bomber of Sophisticated Songs

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Distributed by:
Harry Walker Agency, American, founded 1946  Search this
Subject of:
Gladys Bentley, American, 1907 - 1960  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper, with ink on cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 1/4 x 3 3/8 in. (13.3 x 8.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
photographic postcards
Date:
1946 - 1949
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.57.25.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Harlem Renaissance (New Negro Movement)
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b0abe01f-8fb7-49a6-b499-8099d4b7408b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.57.25.1
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