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Poster for The Four Inkspots and the N.B.C. Orchestra

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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A poster advertising a performance of The Four Ink Spots plus the N.B.C. Orchestra in Northfield, Vermont at the Norwich University Armory on May 3rd. The poster has black writing at the top that gives information about the event. The center of the poster contains large lettering that reads: The Four Ink Spots and a black and white photograph of the group. Text at the bottom gives additional information about the performance as well as the name of the management company sponsoring the group. The back of the poster is blank.
Created by
Unidentified
Distributed by
Gale Inc., American
Subject of
The Ink Spots, American, 1931 - 1964
NBC Symphony Orchestra, American, 1937 - 1954
Date
1950s
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 22 x 14 in. (55.9 x 35.6 cm)
Type
posters
Topic
African American
Amusements
Popular music
Rhythm and blues (Music)
Rock and roll (Music)
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
Place depicted
Norwich University, Northfield, Washington County, Vermont, United States, North and Central America
Object number
2011.57.35