Photographic print from the Broadway production of "for colored girls..."
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- Photograph by
- Martha Swope, American
- Subject of
- Jonette O'Kelley Miller, American
- Sharita Mae Hunt
- Roxanne Reese
- A black and white photograph is of Sharita Mae Hunt performing as the Lady in Orange, and Roxanne Reese performing as the Lady in Brown. Both women are smiling exuberantly and dancing. Hunt is in the foreground, her head cocked to her left side, both hands on the skirt of her dress, swinging the fabric as she dances. Reese is in the background, her left arm raised in front of her body. There is a large flower in the background behind them, as part of the production design. The photograph was taking during the Broadway production of for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf. This photograph is glued to mounting paper; another photograph from the production is on the reverse side.
- Credit Line
- Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the collection of Earl S. and Jonette O. Miller
- Object number
- Restrictions & Rights
- Photo by Martha Swope/ ©The New York Public Library
- Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
- silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
- H x W (image and sheet): 9 13/16 × 7 13/16 in. (24.9 × 19.8 cm)
- H x W (mounting paper): 13 1/4 × 10 1/4 in. (33.7 × 26 cm)
- Place captured
- New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
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- National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
- Media Arts-Photography
- National Museum of African American History and Culture
- African American
- Broadway Theatre
- Drama (Theatre)
- Modern dance
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