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Leigh Whipper portrait collection [graphic].

Title
Leigh Whipper portrait collection [graphic].
Publication
<1930?-1975?>

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folder 1Still imageUse in libraryAvailableSc Photo Whipper, Leigh folder 1Schomburg Center - Photographs & Prints
folder 2Still imageUse in libraryAvailableSc Photo Whipper, Leigh folder 2Schomburg Center - Photographs & Prints

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Description
  • <14> photoprints : silver gelatin, b&w; 21 x 26 cm. or smaller.
  • <26> photoprints : silver gelatin, b&w ;
Donor/Sponsor
Schomburg NEH Automated Access to Special Collections Project.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Autographs.
  • Group portraits – 1930-1979.
  • Motion picture stills – 1940-1949.
  • Photomontages.
  • Portrait photographs – 1930-1979.
  • Silver gelatin photoprints – 1930-1979.
  • Snapshots – 1940-1969.
Note
  • Title devised by cataloger.
  • Photographers include Dummett, Nichols, James C. Campbell and others.
  • Some photographs have captions; some are duplicates; some are autographed; some photographs are airbrushed.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Portrait Collection.
Call Number
Sc Photo Whipper, Leigh
Title
Leigh Whipper portrait collection [graphic].
Imprint
<1930?-1975?>
Summary
Portraits of actor Leigh Whipper in both candid and formal poses. Includes views of Whipper cutting his birthday cake, socializing at the Actor's Ball, standing in a receiving line next to Fannie Robinson, attending a dance, visiting with Pigmeat Markham in his dressing room, receiving kisses from two ladies, participating in an awards ceremony, riding a goat, and in a scene from "of Mice and Men" with Lon Chaney Jr. Also views of Whipper, Elinor Whipper, son Leigh Jr. and Noble Sissle at son James M. Whipper's funeral. Individuals pictured with Whipper are Frank Sinatra, Fritz Pollard, Estelle Clark, and Marian Anderson. There are also shots of Whipper's daughter, Leighla. Full, half and quarter length portraits are included.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Portrait Collection.
Added Author
Dummett. Photographer
Nichols, -1991. Photographer
Campbell, James C. Photographer
Haberman, Hale. Photographer
Martin, Richard A. Photographer
Howard, Mary D. Photographer
Weathers, M. Photographer
Powell, Bill. Photographer
Greene, Milton. Photographer
Griggs. Photographer
M. Associates (New York, N.Y.)
Atlantic Photo Service (Atlantic City, N.J.)
Added Title
Schomburg NEH Automated Access to Special Collections Project.
Research Call Number
Sc Photo Whipper, Leigh
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