Negro man entering a movie theatre by outside stairway "For Colored Only" in the Delta area, Belzoni, Mississippi

A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.

Date:

1939

Artist:

Marion Post Wolcott
American, 1910–1990

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Artist

Marion Post Wolcott

Title

Negro man entering a movie theatre by outside stairway "For Colored Only" in the Delta area, Belzoni, Mississippi

Origin

United States

Date

1939

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Inscriptions

Unmarked recto; inscribed verso, upper left-right, in graphite: "Negro man entering movie theatre by outside stairway / for colored only in the delta area, Belzoni, Miss. 1939"; verso, upper center, in graphite: "Archivally printed / Selenium toned"; verso, center, in graphite: "30577-Mz"; verso, lower right, in graphite: "Marion Post Wolcott";

Dimensions

21.1 × 30.7 cm (image); 27.9 × 35.6 cm (paper)

Credit Line

Gift of Michael D. Wolcott

Reference Number

1988.505.12

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