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Augusta Savage portrait collection

Title
Augusta Savage portrait collection [graphic].
Publication
<1925?-1989?>

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Still imageUse in libraryAvailableSc Photo Savage, AugustaSchomburg Center - Photographs & Prints

Details

Additional Authors
Federal Art Project.
Description
  • <2> photoprints : silver gelatin, b&w; 21 x 26 cm.
  • <3> photoprints : silver gelatin, b&w ;
Donor/Sponsor
Schomburg NEH Automated Access to Special Collections Project.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Portrait photographs – 1920-1939.
  • Group portraits – 1930-1939.
  • Silver gelatin photoprints – 1920-1989.
Note
  • Title devised by cataloger.
  • Photographers include W.P.A. Federal Art Project.
  • Some photographs are duplicates; some have written descriptive information; one photograph is missing a corner.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Portrait Collection.
Call Number
Sc Photo Savage, Augusta
Title
Augusta Savage portrait collection [graphic].
Imprint
<1925?-1989?>
Summary
Portraits of sculptor Augusta Savage consisting of individual quarter-length studio portraits; a group portrait of Savage with First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, and teachers Gwendolyn Bennett, Louise Jefferson and Sarah West at the Harlem Art Center (1937); and in a group portrait with Ernestine Rose, branch librarian of the 135th Street Branch of the New York Public Library, and Roberta Bosley Hubert, founder of the James Weldon Johnson Literary Guild, at the presentation of Savage's bust of Johnson (1939).
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Portrait Collection.
Local Note
Negatives exist for some images.
Connect to:
Added Author
Federal Art Project.
Added Title
Schomburg NEH Automated Access to Special Collections Project.
Research Call Number
Sc Photo Savage, Augusta
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