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Langston Hughes portrait collection

Author: James L AllenCecil LayneCarl Van VechtenLouise E JeffersonGriffith J DavisAll authors
Publisher: <1928?-1967?>
Edition/Format:   Image : Graphic : Picture : Transparency : English
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Portraits of poet, playwright, and songwriter, Langston Hughes. Many individual portraits of Hughes, including Hughes at his typewriter, at Lincoln University, and artist's renderings. Individuals included in group portraits with Hughes are: Jean Blackwell Hutson, Milton Meltzer with a copy of their book, Jessie Fauset, Sophie Arnall Jacobs, Arna Bontemps, James Emanuel, Jay Wright, Sam Allen, Lucy Smith, Calvin  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Portraits
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Photomechanical prints
Silver gelatin photoprints
Named Person: Langston Hughes; Hubert T Delany; Charles Spurgeon Johnson; Jessie Redmon Fauset; Jean Blackwell Hutson; Arna Bontemps; Milton Meltzer; Zora Neale Hurston; Calvin C Hernton; E Franklin Frazier; James A Emanuel; Rudolph Fisher; James D Vaughan; Jay Wright; David Henderson; Ray Patterson; Robert Abrams; Samuel W Allen; Sophie Arnall Jacobs
Material Type: Graphic, Picture, Transparency
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James L Allen; Cecil Layne; Carl Van Vechten; Louise E Jefferson; Griffith J Davis; Henri Cartier-Bresson; Ed Bagwell; Bod Blake; Enis Studio (Benin City); Morgan & Marvin Smith (New York, N.Y.)
OCLC Number: 80936602
Notes: Title devised by cataloger.
Some photographs have captions; some are duplicates; some photographs are inscribed; some have written descriptive information; some photographs have airbrush marks.
Photographers include Cecil Layne, James L. Allen, Henri Cartier-Bresson and others.
Description: <38> photoprints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 26 x 21 cm. or smaller. <16> photoprints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 21 x 26 cm. or smaller. <4> photomechanical prints : b&w ; 30 x 24 cm. or smaller. <4> photoprints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 27 x 35 cm. or smaller.

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Portraits of poet, playwright, and songwriter, Langston Hughes. Many individual portraits of Hughes, including Hughes at his typewriter, at Lincoln University, and artist's renderings. Individuals included in group portraits with Hughes are: Jean Blackwell Hutson, Milton Meltzer with a copy of their book, Jessie Fauset, Sophie Arnall Jacobs, Arna Bontemps, James Emanuel, Jay Wright, Sam Allen, Lucy Smith, Calvin Hernton, James Vaughan, David Henderson, Ray Patterson, Robert Abrams, Zora Neale Hurston, and Joseph Nwanne. Notable among the group portraits is Hughes posing with Charles S. Johnson, E. Franklin Frazier, Rudolph Fisher and Hubert T. Delany at a party for Hughes held at the 580 St. Nicholas Ave., Harlem, home of Regina Andrews and Ethel Ray Nance in 1924. Other images depict Hughes signing copies of his books, talking with students, with a poster of "Black Nativity," and receiving an award. There is also a view of an exhibit of his books willed to the Schomburg. Full, half and quarter length views are included.

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