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Poster of Josephine Baker advertising her performance at the Strand Theater

Unidentified1951

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Washington, D.C., United States

Poster of Josephine Baker advertising her performance at the Strand Theater. The poster features an image of Baker dressed in a long dress with feathers coming off the proper left side. Additional feathers sit atop her head in a faned out structure. Text to the left of the poster reads: [The Toast of PAris... / Now the Rage of America! / in Person! / Josephine Baker / Plus on Screen... / Warner Bros. / "Storm Warning" / Now! N.Y. / Strand Theater]. The poster is mounted on white mat board. The back of the board has several inscriptiosn inlcuding numbers and a date.

Details

  • Title: Poster of Josephine Baker advertising her performance at the Strand Theater
  • Creator: Unidentified
  • Date Created: 1951
  • Physical Dimensions: H x W (Sheet): 15 3/4 × 12 1/2 in. (40 × 31.8 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: Actors and actresses, Dance, Entertainers, Jazz (Music), Singers (Musicians), Advertising
  • Medium: ink on paper

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