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The King in Kykunkor

From: Photographs of Blacks

The King in Kykunkor

From: Photographs of Blacks

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Creator: Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964. Dafora, Asadata, 1890-1965
Other Creator: Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964
Date: 1935 Jan 14
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Description:
In ink verso: The King in Kykunkor. Stamped verso: Photograph by Carl Van Vechten / Cannot be reproduced without permission
Abstract:
Turquese, here in the costume of Chief Barab from the King in Kykunkor, was an African American dancer. The dance drama "The King in Kykunkor" (which opened in New York in 1934) was created by Asadata Dafora, a native of Sierra Leone then living in New Yo
Physical Description:
1 photographic print
b&w
approx. 25 x 18.5 cm
Host Note:
Photographer's number: XXVII g 41
Rights:
Photographs by Carl Van Vechten are used with permission of the Van Vechten Trust; permission of the Trust is required to publish Van Vechten photographs in any format. To learn more, contact the Curator, Yale Collection of American Literature.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Source Digital Format:
High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 2025850
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