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Ella Fitzgerald

<I>Ella Fitzgerald</I>
Smithsonian Museum
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A black and white photograph of Ella Fitzgerald and an unidentified person dressed as the Philip Morris Mascot at Club Bali. Fitzgerald is holding a microphone stand and looking to her proper right. She is wearing a dress with a flower design down the front. The Phillip Morris Mascot is wearing a Philip Morris uniform with a badge on the chest that reads: [Call for / Philip Morris].
Created by
Robert H. McNeill, American, 1917 - 2005
Subject of
Ella Fitzgerald, American, 1917 - 1996
Unidentified
Club Bali, American, founded 1943
Date
1930s
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Graham Holdings Company, © Robert H. McNeill
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W x D (image): 16 × 20 in. (40.6 × 50.8 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits