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Drummer in Kykunkor

From: Photographs of Blacks

Drummer 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 17
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Description:
In ink verso: Drummer in Kykunkor. Stamped verso: Photograph by Carl Van Vechten / Cannot be reproduced without permission
Abstract:
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 York. Here one of the drummers is shown in costume.
Physical Description:
1 photographic print
b&w
approx. 25 x 18.5 cm
Host Note:
Photographer's number: XXVIII g 22
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: 2025870
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