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Printing plate of Leontyne Price

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Leontyne Price, American, born 1927  Search this
Used by:
The Chicago Defender, American, founded 1905  Search this
Medium:
ink on zinc
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 9/16 × 3 7/8 × 1/16 in. (14.1 × 9.8 × 0.2 cm)
Type:
printing plates
portraits
Place collected:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1950
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Business  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Radio  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Technology  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Chicago Defender Publishing Company
Object number:
2012.18.5.23
Restrictions & Rights:
© Chicago Defender Publishing Company
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Tools and Equipment-Crafting-Artistic-Image-making
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5874e3e79-2b4d-48cb-b0bc-13a67ef1935a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.18.5.23
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Broadside for a performance by Madame Sissieretta Jones

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Sissieretta Jones, American, 1868 - 1933  Search this
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, American, founded 1821  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 7/8 x 6 in. (22.5 x 15.2 cm)
Type:
broadsides
Date:
1893
Topic:
African American  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.46.62
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
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/fd57dd51daf-ead2-4c9c-8137-1ed3a971c900
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.46.62
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Broadside for the musical drama "Out of Bondage"

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Anna Madah Hyers, American, 1855 - 1929  Search this
Emma Louise Hyers, American, 1857 - 1901  Search this
Hyers Sisters, American, 1867 - ca. 1900  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 3/4 x 3 7/8 in. (22.2 x 9.8 cm)
Type:
broadsides
Date:
1876
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Drama (Theatre)  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.46.74
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
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/fd55628fedb-16c1-437e-b726-30b05030ae33
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.46.74
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Satin gown worn by Marian Anderson and Denyce Graves

Designed by:
Barbara Karinska, Ukrainian, 1886 - 1983  Search this
Worn by:
Marian Anderson, American, 1897 - 1993  Search this
Denyce Graves, American, born 1964  Search this
Medium:
silk satin, silk faille, cotton, synthetic fiber, synthetic and metallic lace, and metal fasteners
Dimensions:
H x W: 69 x 31 in. (175.3 x 78.7 cm)
Type:
gowns
Date:
mid 20th century; altered 2009
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Denyce Graves
Object number:
2012.49.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a76a5b44-3e52-4bea-8be3-05c377d237ea
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.49.1
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Dress worn by Denyce Graves in Washington National Opera's production of Carmen

Designed by:
Donna Langman, American  Search this
Worn by:
Denyce Graves, American, born 1964  Search this
Medium:
(a): silk satin, silk and cotton brocade, ribbon, cotton tape, glass beads, plastic boning, and metal fasteners;
(b): silk taffeta, synthetic satin, velvet, synthetic lace, buckram, plastic zipper, and metal fasteners
Dimensions:
H x W (corset): 21 × 17 3/4 in. (53.3 × 45.1 cm)
H x W (skirt): 61 x 40 in. (154.9 x 101.6 cm)
Type:
corsets
skirts
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1993-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Denyce Graves
Object number:
2012.49.2ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
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/fd5f671f631-9957-4adf-8b61-79e096c9de20
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.49.2ab
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Lobby card for The Song of Freedom

Distributed by:
Hammer Films, British, founded 1934  Search this
Subject of:
Paul Robeson, American, 1898 - 1976  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 10 1/16 × 13 in. (25.6 × 33 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 1/16 × 14 in. (28.1 × 35.6 cm)
Type:
lobby cards
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1936
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Race films  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.118.139.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cc769191-a11d-4a17-ac1d-2bbe6046a11f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.118.139.2
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Film still for Carmen Jones

Distributed by:
20th Century Fox Film Corporation, American, founded 1935  Search this
Owned by:
National Screen Service, American, 1920 - 2000  Search this
Subject of:
Harry Belafonte Jr., American, born 1927  Search this
Dorothy Dandridge, American, 1922 - 1965  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 6 11/16 × 9 5/16 in. (17 × 23.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 8 × 10 3/16 in. (20.3 × 25.8 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
film stills
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Film  Search this
Hollywood (Film)  Search this
Musical films  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Sexuality  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.118.162.3
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1954 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.. Permission required for use.
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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/fd550dffdf0-cd54-4ed7-b50b-013d9c7fe7a0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.118.162.3
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Poster for Carmen Jones

Distributed by:
20th Century Fox Film Corporation, American, founded 1935  Search this
Subject of:
Harry Belafonte Jr., American, born 1927  Search this
Dorothy Dandridge, American, 1922 - 1965  Search this
Pearl Bailey, American, 1918 - 1990  Search this
Olga James, American, born 1929  Search this
Joe Adams, American, born 1924  Search this
Directed by:
Otto Ludwig Preminger, Austrian American, 1905 - 1986  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 39 3/8 × 27 1/2 in. (100 × 69.8 cm)
Type:
posters
Place used:
Stockholm, Sweden, Europe
Date:
1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Film  Search this
Hollywood (Film)  Search this
Musical films  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.118.24
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1954 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5786c84f4-7fcb-4087-8e53-1fb665841a99
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.118.24
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Lobby card for Carmen Jones

Produced by:
20th Century Fox Film Corporation, American, founded 1935  Search this
Distributed by:
National Screen Service, American, 1920 - 2000  Search this
Subject of:
Otto Ludwig Preminger, Austrian American, 1905 - 1986  Search this
Oscar Hammerstein II, American, 1895 - 1960  Search this
Harry Belafonte Jr., American, born 1927  Search this
Dorothy Dandridge, American, 1922 - 1965  Search this
Pearl Bailey, American, 1918 - 1990  Search this
Olga James, American, born 1929  Search this
Joe Adams, American, born 1924  Search this
Harry Kleiner, Russian American, 1916 - 2007  Search this
Georges Bizet, French, 1838 - 1875  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm)
Type:
lobby cards
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Film  Search this
Hollywood (Film)  Search this
Musical films  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.118.99.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1954 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
A Cinema Apart: African American Film Memorabilia (Larry Richards Collection)
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd539789cbe-49aa-468c-b845-d4bc1169fe59
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.118.99.1
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Fabric fragments from a dress worn by Marian Anderson altered for Denyce Graves

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Marian Anderson, American, 1897 - 1993  Search this
Denyce Graves, American, born 1964  Search this
Medium:
.1: silk satin
.2: silk
.3: lace
.4: silk satin
Dimensions:
H x W (.1): 6 1/2 × 11 in. (16.5 × 27.9 cm)
H x W (.2): 8 1/2 × 16 in. (21.6 × 40.6 cm)
H x W (.3 (largest)): 5 × 5 1/2 in. (12.7 × 14 cm)
H x W (.4 (largest)): 1 × 39 in. (2.5 × 99.1 cm)
Type:
swatches
Date:
2009
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Beverly Johnson
Object number:
2013.186.1-.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54ce25747-e6d5-4a31-aea4-3d9afeda6f1c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.186.1-.4

Bess, You Is My Woman

Title:
Sheet music from Porgy and Bess
Published by:
Gershwin Publishing Corp.  Search this
Written by:
George Gershwin, American, 1898 - 1937  Search this
Ira Gershwin, American, 1896 - 1983  Search this
DuBose Heyward, American, 1885 - 1940  Search this
Illustrated by:
Ben Jorj Harris, 1904 - 1957  Search this
Subject of:
Rouben Mamoulian, American, 1897 - 1987  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 12 × 9 in. (30.5 × 22.9 cm)
Type:
sheet music
Place printed:
New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1935
Topic:
African American  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Vicki Gold Levi
Object number:
2013.223.34
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1935 by George Gershwin. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Sheet music
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55eb28d41-1d25-4efe-a647-1a65594ea7f0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.223.34
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Image of Cab Calloway performing in a production of Porgy & Bess

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Cab Calloway, American, 1907 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 15/16 × 5 15/16 in. (22.7 × 15.1 cm)
Date:
1952 - 1956
Topic:
African American  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Conductors (Musicians)  Search this
Dance  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Cabella Calloway Langsam
Object number:
2013.237.8
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c4cf242b-a45b-4cc9-96e5-8b3c152e772c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.237.8
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Costume design drawing by Judy Dearing for Porgy and Bess

Created by:
Judy Dearing, American, 1940 - 1995  Search this
Medium:
graphite, watercolor, and pigment on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 5/8 × 11 in. (34.6 × 27.9 cm)
Type:
design drawings
Date:
1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.128.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd559f0bf21-cf77-4ca2-938f-ec630402d182
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.128.10
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Costume design drawing by Judy Dearing for Robbins in Porgy and Bess

Created by:
Judy Dearing, American, 1940 - 1995  Search this
Medium:
graphite, watercolor, and pigment on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 11/16 × 11 in. (34.8 × 27.9 cm)
Type:
design drawings
Date:
1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.128.11
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd538c7af91-044a-405c-9630-4fe76ad6a850
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.128.11
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Costume design drawing by Judy Dearing for Porgy and Bess

Created by:
Judy Dearing, American, 1940 - 1995  Search this
Medium:
graphite, watercolor, and pigment on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 15/16 × 10 7/8 in. (35.4 × 27.6 cm)
Type:
design drawings
Date:
1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.128.12
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5acd4afa1-fcfb-496a-bd87-aa1b578b3649
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.128.12
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Costume design drawing by Judy Dearing for Porgy and Bess

Created by:
Judy Dearing, American, 1940 - 1995  Search this
Medium:
graphite and pigment on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 3/4 × 11 1/16 in. (34.9 × 28.1 cm)
Type:
design drawings
Date:
1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.128.13
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd586ebdb9d-f217-4fdb-bd99-590db30de7f9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.128.13
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Costume design drawing by Judy Dearing for Robbins in Porgy and Bess

Created by:
Judy Dearing, American, 1940 - 1995  Search this
Medium:
graphite, watercolor, and pigment on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 3/4 × 10 7/8 in. (34.9 × 27.6 cm)
Type:
design drawings
Date:
1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.128.14
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd529386ce0-a97d-4f73-940f-cdef06c2ce8f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.128.14
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Costume design drawing by Judy Dearing for Annie in Porgy and Bess

Created by:
Judy Dearing, American, 1940 - 1995  Search this
Medium:
graphite and pigment on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 3/4 × 10 7/8 in. (34.9 × 27.6 cm)
Type:
design drawings
Date:
1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.128.15
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd500062ec5-0118-46ca-a5f9-b82fb3599542
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.128.15
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Costume design drawing by Judy Dearing for Bess in Porgy and Bess

Created by:
Judy Dearing, American, 1940 - 1995  Search this
Medium:
graphite, pigment, and ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 5/8 × 10 15/16 in. (34.6 × 27.8 cm)
Type:
design drawings
Date:
1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.128.27
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5963600bb-f660-48cb-9337-d6d7b39f8fd4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.128.27
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Costume design drawing by Judy Dearing for Jake in Porgy and Bess

Created by:
Judy Dearing, American, 1940 - 1995  Search this
Medium:
graphite, watercolor, and pigment on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 5/8 × 10 15/16 in. (34.6 × 27.8 cm)
Type:
design drawings
Date:
1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.128.28
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd593265faf-4a84-426d-9894-54080452a8c1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.128.28
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