Carl Van Vechten theatre photographs,

Title
Carl Van Vechten theatre photographs, 1932-1943.
Author
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964,
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Box 1Still imageSupervised useAvailable*T-Vim 1943-003 Box 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 2Still imageSupervised useAvailable*T-Vim 1943-003 Box 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 3Still imageSupervised useAvailable*T-Vim 1943-003 Box 3Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 4Still imageSupervised useBeing filmed*T-Vim 1943-003 Box 4Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 5Still imageSupervised useAvailable*T-Vim 1943-003 Box 5Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 6Still imageSupervised useAvailable*T-Vim 1943-003 Box 6Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 7Still imageSupervised useAvailable*T-Vim 1943-003 Box 7Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 8Still imageSupervised useAvailable*T-Vim 1943-003 Box 8Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 9Still imageSupervised useAvailable*T-Vim 1943-003 Box 9Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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Description
9 boxes (approximately 300 photographs) : b&w; 51 x40 cm or smaller
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Source (note)
  • Carl Van Vechten;
Call Number
*T-Vim 1943-003
Author
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964, photographer
Title
Carl Van Vechten theatre photographs, 1932-1943.
Summary
Over 300 black and white mounted photographic prints taken by Carl Van Vechten (1880-1964), mostly at his studio and principally of noted theatre artists, but also of renowned performers and figures in the visual and performing arts, and literary world. There are numerous photographs of actress Fania Marinoff (Van Vechten's wife), director Sidney Lumet as a child actor, Eugene O'Neill, Gertrude Stein, Anna May Wong, and Alicia Markova. The New York City Stage Door Canteen and the production, This is the army (1943) are also well-represented in the collection.
Biography
Carl Van Vechten (1880-1964) was an author, critic and photographer who photographed many of the leading theatre and performing arts figures of his time. He also photographed many African-American artists and performers.
Local Note
Materials were previously cataloged as MWEZ+++ n.c. 7514-7521.
Source
Gift; Carl Van Vechten; 1943.
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Research Call Number
*T-Vim 1943-003
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