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Benny Carter portrait collection

Title
Benny Carter portrait collection [graphic].
Publication
<1940?-1959?>

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StatusFormatAccessCall NumberItem Location
Still imageUse in library Sc Photo Carter, BennySchomburg Center - Photographs & Prints

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Additional Authors
  • Yvonne.
  • Korman, Murray.
  • DeBarron (New York, N.Y.)
  • General Amusement Corp.
  • MCA Inc.
  • Pablo.
Description
  • <3> photoprints : silver gelatin, b&w; 21 x 26 cm.
  • <9> photoprints : silver gelatin, b&w ;
Summary
Portraits of jazz musician and bandleader Benny Carter taken in the 1940s and 1950s. Collection includes quarter, half and three quarter promotional stills of Carter with saxophone, trumpet and clarinet. Also included are two views of Carter playing the saxophone and one portrait inscribed to the Apollo Theatre. There are also two shots of publicity posters, one advertising a performance with Charlie Barnet which includes a head shot of Barnet.
Donor/Sponsor
Schomburg NEH Automated Access to Special Collections Project.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Publicity photographs – 1940-1959.
  • Portrait photographs – 1940-1959.
  • Silver gelatin photoprints – 1940-1959.
Note
  • Title devised by cataloger.
  • Photographs contain captions; one photograph is inscribed; some photographs have airbrush marks and other markings; one photograph is cropped; some photographs are duplicates.
  • Photographers include Yvonne, DeBarron, Murray Korman; some photographs produced by MCA, Pablo and General Amusement Corp.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Portrait Collection.
Call Number
Sc Photo Carter, Benny
OCLC
NYPG085000779-F
Title
Benny Carter portrait collection [graphic].
Imprint
<1940?-1959?>
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Portrait Collection.
Local Note
Negatives exist for some images.
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Added Author
Yvonne. Photographer
Korman, Murray. Photographer
DeBarron (New York, N.Y.)
General Amusement Corp.
MCA Inc.
Pablo.
Research Call Number
Sc Photo Carter, Benny
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