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Photograph of a piano player

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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of a male piano player. The man is depicted in three quarters profile, from the waist up. He is seated at a piano, depicted on the right side of the image, with his face turned towards the viewer. His hands rest on the piano keyboard. He is depicted wearing a black jacket, white shirt, and black tie. There is a stylized photographer's mark printed in the negative in the bottom right corner. There are no inscriptions on the back of the photograph.
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Date
early 20th-mid 20th century
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 (Image): 9 × 7 1/16 in. (22.9 × 17.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 1/16 × 8 1/16 in. (25.5 × 20.5 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Object number
2013.46.25.43
Topic
African American
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Music
Photography
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible