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Lionel Hampton, The Hippodrome, Memphis, TN

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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
Lionel Hampton, on stage drumsticks in hand, faces an excited audience.
Created by
Dr. Ernest C. Withers, American, 1922 - 2007
Subject of
Lionel Hampton, American, 1908 - 2002
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Date
ca. 1955
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Object number
2009.16.21
Topic
African American
Jazz (Music)
Photography
Place depicted
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Restrictions & Rights
© Ernest C. Withers Trust