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Artists & Entertainers

Alternate Title:
Lucille Ball; Steven Spielberg; Bob Dylan; Pablo Picasso
Artist:
Al Hirschfeld, 21 Jun 1903 - 21 Jan 2003  Search this
Sitter:
Lucille Ball, 6 Aug 1911 - 26 Apr 1989  Search this
Steven Spielberg, born 18 Dec 1946  Search this
Bob Dylan, born 24 May 1941  Search this
Pablo Picasso, 25 Oct 1881 - 8 Apr 1973  Search this
Medium:
Gouache and ink on board
Dimensions:
51 x 35.3 cm. (20 1/16 x 13 7/8")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1998
Topic:
Equipment\Sound Devices\Microphone  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Guitar  Search this
Lucille Ball: Female  Search this
Lucille Ball: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Lucille Ball: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Lucille Ball: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Lucille Ball: Performing Arts\Producer\Television  Search this
Lucille Ball: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Lucille Ball: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Television industry leader  Search this
Bob Dylan: Male  Search this
Bob Dylan: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Rock  Search this
Bob Dylan: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Folk  Search this
Bob Dylan: Pulitzer Prize  Search this
Bob Dylan: Legion of Honor  Search this
Bob Dylan: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Steven Spielberg: Male  Search this
Steven Spielberg: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Entrepreneur  Search this
Steven Spielberg: Performing Arts\Director\Motion Pictures  Search this
Steven Spielberg: Performing Arts\Producer\Motion Pictures  Search this
Steven Spielberg: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist  Search this
Steven Spielberg: Literature\Writer\Screenwriter  Search this
Steven Spielberg: Oscar  Search this
Steven Spielberg: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Pablo Picasso: Male  Search this
Pablo Picasso: Visual Arts\Artist\Sculptor  Search this
Pablo Picasso: Visual Arts\Artist\Printmaker  Search this
Pablo Picasso: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Pablo Picasso: Performing Arts\Costume Designer  Search this
Pablo Picasso: Visual Arts\Artist\Printmaker\Lithographer  Search this
Pablo Picasso: Literature\Writer\Playwright  Search this
Pablo Picasso: Crafts and Trades\Craftsman\Ceramicist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Object number:
NPG.99.TC3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Al Hirschfeld. Art reproduced by special arrangement with Hirschfeld's exclusive representative, the Margo Feiden Galleries, Ltd., New York.
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.99.TC3

Photocollage of entertainers

Compiled by:
Unidentified  Search this
Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
ink on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm)
Type:
black-and-white photographs
collages
Date:
early 20th-mid 20th Century
Topic:
African American  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, Gift of Henrietta W. Shelton, Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation, Inc.
Object number:
2011.145.3.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c9e9ad2e-7d1d-404d-ac2d-b8190f3c9190
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.145.3.1
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Japanese entertainers

Collector:
Rosin, Henry D., Dr.  Search this
Rosin, Nancy  Search this
Collection Collector:
Rosin, Henry D., Dr.  Search this
Rosin, Nancy  Search this
Collection Creator:
Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920  Search this
Ueno, Hikoma, 1838-1904  Search this
Beato, Felice, b. ca. 1825  Search this
Stillfried, Raimund, Baron von, 1839-1911  Search this
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Cartes-de-viste (card photographs) (10.1 x 6.2 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Cartes-de-viste (card photographs)
Photographs
Cartes-de-visite
Portraits
Place:
Asia
Japan
Japan -- Description and Travel
Date:
[1860 - ca. 1900]
Local Numbers:
R482 (Rosin Number)

FSA A1999.35 482
General:
Handwritten on verso: "Group. Middle Ranks. CD Fredericks."
Printed along side of front: "C.D. Frederics & Co. N.Y."
According to information provided by donors, pictured are members of first Japanese embassy to United States.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Topic:
Photography -- Japan  Search this
Photography -- 19th century  Search this
Kimonos  Search this
Politicians -- Japan  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Women -- Japan  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Cartes-de-visite
Portraits
Collection Citation:
Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Purchase and partial donation.
Identifier:
FSA.A1999.35, Item FSA A1999.35 482
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Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3875227d9-99d8-4a5b-bdb9-b4d9b31ea942
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a1999-35-ref463
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Figure: The Monkey Entertainers

Donor Name:
U.S. State Department  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Sylhet, Bangladesh, Asia
Accession Date:
14 Mar 1972
Collection Date:
1955 to 1956
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
299107
USNM Number:
E414119-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3b634d5ed-5eec-4952-8652-dacef76e333b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8445156

Isfahan. Entertainers in ballet skirts

Topic:
Early Photography of Iran
Creator:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 10.6 cm. x 14.9 cm.)
Container:
Item Print 136
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Iṣfahān (Iran)
Date:
1880s-1930
Scope and Contents:
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.24: Photo File 24, Image No. 136: Isfahan. Entertainers in ballet skirts."
Isfahan (Iran): Portrait of Two Women in Elaborate Costume [graphic]
Arrangement:
The Archive contains Herzfeld's glass negatives which he arranged by general categories into 16 separate Photo files, irrespective of the number on the negative. He also collected photographic prints from many sources for study purposes. So far as possible, Joseph Upton has identified and placed these prints in the appropriate Photo file.
Biographical / Historical:
Antoin Sevruguin (1830s-1933) was an official photographer of the Imperial Court of Iran whose commercial photography studio was one of the most successful in Tehran from the late 1870s to about 1934. The astonishing range of Antoin Sevruguin's photographs, and the prolific output of the studio, provides today's viewer with an important resource for examining the cultural histories and hierarchical elements of Iranian society. They assist the scholar in studying architectural sites that may have been damaged or destroyed, or are unavailable for first-hand investigation. Increasingly, the prints are valued for their artistic elements that may sometimes overshadow their documentary value. Most significantly, Sevruguin's images form part of an ongoing history that links a distant past and place to the present.
Local Numbers:
Box 12, File 24, Folder 14, Image 136

FSA A.6 04.PF.24.136
General:
Title and summary note are provided by Shabnam Rahimi-Golkhandan, FSg curatorial research specialist.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Clothing and dress  Search this
Portrait photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.6 04.PF.24.136
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 4: Photographic Files / 4.24: Photo File 24: Misc. Monuments in Iran, Afghanistan, Samarcand
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3404f96e0-e3ed-4763-9ddc-c219cddde7c6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref20418

Famous Black American Entertainers - Part 2

Depicted (sitter):
Blake, Eubie  Search this
Bailey, Pearl  Search this
Cosby, Bill  Search this
Jackson, Michael  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (part: material)
ink (part: material)
Measurements:
overall: 35.75 cm x 45.75 cm; 14 1/16 in x 18 in
Object Name:
poster
Credit Line:
Jean M. McGuire
ID Number:
2018.0074.22
Accession number:
2018.0074
Catalog number:
2018.0074.22
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Cultural and Community Life: Education
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-7b27-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1923665

Two Entertainers Strolling on the New Year

Artist:
Attributed to Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760-1849)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 114.9 × 51.9 cm (45 1/4 × 20 7/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
ca. 1798-1801
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
new year  Search this
Japan  Search this
ukiyo-e  Search this
kakemono  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1902.178
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3222a49b1-706a-4a08-bf93-971cce779fd9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1902.178
Online Media:

Entertainment Nation

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2022-04-15T13:46:13.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
American History  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianAmHistory
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAmHistory
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_AvQEMI3BNVI

Drawing of Entertainers from an album

Artist:
Kawanabe Kyosai 河鍋暁斎 (1831-1889)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 26.7 x 38.8 cm (10 1/2 x 15 1/4 in)
Type:
Drawing
Album
Origin:
Japan
Date:
ca. 1880s
Period:
Meiji era
Topic:
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
shamisen  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1975.29.11
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3f6e95270-2de2-4328-ac0b-52f1df3ff134
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1975.29.11

Jimmy & Judy Mamou, popular North Beach entertainers as Batman and Robin

Photograph by:
Steve Jackson Jr., 1923 - 1999  Search this
Subject of:
Judy Mamou, American  Search this
Jimmy Mamou, American  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 9 7/16 × 7 7/16 in. (24 × 18.9 cm)
H x W (sheet): 9 15/16 × 7 15/16 in. (25.3 × 20.2 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Date:
ca. 1970
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Photography  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:
2016.117.32
Restrictions & Rights:
© Linda A. Jackson
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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/fd543afb92c-db80-456e-bddc-aac8bb58291c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.117.32
Online Media:

Sinatra Entertainer of the Century

Depicted (sitter):
Sinatra, Frank  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: folded: 12 in x 6 in; 30.48 cm x 15.24 cm
overall:open: 12 in x 18 in; 30.48 cm x 45.72 cm
Object Name:
brochure
Date made:
1998
ID Number:
2015.0215.0438
Catalog number:
2015.0215.0438
Accession number:
2015.0215
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-41b4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1800554
Online Media:

Sinatra Entertainer of the Century

Depicted (sitter):
Sinatra, Frank  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: folded: 12 in x 6 in; 30.48 cm x 15.24 cm
overall:open: 12 in x 18 in; 30.48 cm x 45.72 cm
Object Name:
brochure
Date made:
1998
ID Number:
2015.0215.0437
Catalog number:
2015.0215.0437
Accession number:
2015.0215
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-41b3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1800551
Online Media:

Mickey Mouse pinback button

Maker:
Walt Disney Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 in; 2.54 cm
Object Name:
button, entertainment
Date made:
around 1930
Subject:
Entertainment  Search this
Entertainment, Film  Search this
ID Number:
2016.3009.020
Nonaccession number:
2016.3009
Catalog number:
2016.3009.020
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-9f11-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1802877

Mickey Mouse Club pinback button

Depicted:
Mickey Mouse Club  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 in; 2.54 cm
Object Name:
button, entertainment
Subject:
Entertainment  Search this
ID Number:
2016.3009.017
Nonaccession number:
2016.3009
Catalog number:
2016.3009.017
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-9e7d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1802874

The Entertainer's Rag; Jim Jams

Recording artist:
Turner, Ray  Search this
Manufacturer:
Capitol  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States: California, Los Angeles, Hollywood
Release date:
1950
Subject:
Music  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
ID Number:
1978.0670.456
Maker number:
15437
CC-187
Accession number:
1978.0670
Catalog number:
1978.0670.456
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Sound Recordings
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-54aa-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_676262
Online Media:

The World's Greatest Entertainer Sammy Davis...That's All--

Depicted (sitter):
Davis, Jr., Sammy  Search this
Maker:
Artcraft Company  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
Program
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1969
Credit Line:
Gift of Corinne and Joseph H. Glass
ID Number:
2005.3021.144
Nonaccession number:
2005.3021
Catalog number:
2005.3021.144
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-d4a1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1294222
Online Media:

Mickey Mouse Club

Depicted:
Mickey Mouse Club  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 in; 2.54 cm
Object Name:
button, entertainment
Subject:
Entertainment  Search this
ID Number:
2016.3009.018
Nonaccession number:
2016.3009
Catalog number:
2016.3009.018
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-9f0f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1802875

Vote For Philip Morris

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 in; 2.54 cm
Object Name:
button, entertainment
Subject:
Entertainment  Search this
ID Number:
2016.3009.015
Nonaccession number:
2016.3009
Catalog number:
2016.3009.015
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-9e7b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1802872

Pinnochio

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/4 in; 3.175 cm
Object Name:
button, entertainment
Subject:
Entertainment  Search this
ID Number:
2016.3009.021
Nonaccession number:
2016.3009
Catalog number:
2016.3009.021
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-9f12-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1802878

Star Wars

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 3/4 in; 4.445 cm
Object Name:
button, entertainment
Subject:
Entertainment  Search this
ID Number:
2016.3009.024
Nonaccession number:
2016.3009
Catalog number:
2016.3009.024
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-9f14-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1802881

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