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Paul Robeson portrait collection

Author: G PotterSonny EdwardsLlewellyn RamsonPaul BernardS GeorgesAll authors
Publisher: <1920?-1989?>
Edition/Format:   Image : Graphic : Picture : English
Database:WorldCat
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Portraits of actor, singer and civil rights activist Paul Robeson. Collection includes images of Robeson singing in concert or for radio broadcasts, often accompanied by Lawrence Brown, and views of his audience; stills of films such as "Sanders of the River" with co-star Nina Mae McKinney, "Showboat", "Big Fella," and of theatrical productions: "Taboo," "Othello" with co-stars Uta Hagen and Jose Ferrer, "John  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Paintings
Postcards
Motion picture stills
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Portraits
Autographs
Photomechanical prints
Photoprints
Silver gelatin photoprints
Named Person: Paul Robeson; Eslanda Goode Robeson; Lawrence Brown; W E B Du Bois; Olivia De Havilland; Joe Louis; Bill Robinson; Nina Mae McKinney; Clarence Muse; Paul Robeson; Mary Church Terrell; Uta Hagen; José Ferrer; Larry Parks; Vincent Sheean; Marian Anderson; Earl Robinson
Material Type: Graphic, Picture
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: G Potter; Sonny Edwards; Llewellyn Ramson; Paul Bernard; S Georges; Julius Lazarus; Winold Reiss; Betsy Graves; Edward Steichen; Nickolas Muray; D A Harris; Eslanda Goode Robeson; Raphael; J W Debenham; F G Johnson; Fred M Johnson; Borowide Photos (Brooklyn, N.Y.); Rapid News Photo (New York, N.Y.); Associated Publishers.; Metropolitan Musical Bureau.; London News Agency.; Lucas & Monroe Studio (New York, N.Y.); Dobson Studios (Liverpool, England)
OCLC Number: 83146301
Notes: Title devised by cataloger.
Photographers include Edward Steichen, Rapid News Photo and others.
Some photographs have captions; some are duplicates; some are autographed.
Description: <1> photoprint : col. ; 21 x 26 cm. <1> photomechanical print : b&w ; 10 x 12 cm. <7> photomechanical prints : b&w ; 20 x 14 cm. or smaller. <35> photoprints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 21 x 26 cm. or smaller. <68> photoprints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 26 x 21 cm. or smaller. <3> photoprints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 36 x 28 cm.

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Portraits of actor, singer and civil rights activist Paul Robeson. Collection includes images of Robeson singing in concert or for radio broadcasts, often accompanied by Lawrence Brown, and views of his audience; stills of films such as "Sanders of the River" with co-star Nina Mae McKinney, "Showboat", "Big Fella," and of theatrical productions: "Taboo," "Othello" with co-stars Uta Hagen and Jose Ferrer, "John Henry" with Alexander Gray; campaigning for W.E.B. Du Bois; picketing in civil rights demonstrations with Earl Robinson; picketing in civil rights demonstrations with Earl Robinson; at a restaurant with Clarence Muse and Lawrence Brown; in his football uniform at Rutgers; signing autographs; as well as several portraits of Robeson done by artists such as Betsy Graves and Winold Reiss. Individuals pictured with Robeson include Marian Anderson, Bill Robinson, Joe Louis, Olivia De Havilland, Mary Church Terrell, Larry Parks, Vincent Sheean, Robeson's wife Eslanda Goode Robeson and their son, Paul Jr. Full, half and quarter length portraits are included.

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