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Dress Rehearsal
Date: 1936
Artist and Related People:
Dimensions: Other: 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. (23.5 x 15.9 cm) Other: 10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm)
Medium: Gelatin silver print
Credit Line: Gift of Daniel Cowin, 1990
Description: On the verso of this portrait of a man in Shakespearean costume is the name Walter B. Smith and an address in Harlem on West 119th Street. Smith may have been a member of one of the Negro Repertory Companies, or "Negro Units," of the Federal Theatre Project, which was very active in Harlem in the 1930s.
Accession Number: 874.1990