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Ethel Waters as Petunia / "Cabin in the Sky.

From: Photographs of Blacks

Ethel Waters as Petunia / "Cabin in the Sky.

From: Photographs of Blacks

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Creator: Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964
Date: 1940 Nov 17
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Description:
Stamped verso: "Photograph by Carl Van Vechten. / Cannot be reproduced without permission.
Abstract:
Remembered primarily as a blues singer, Ethel Waters was a multi-faceted performer with many stage, radio, film and television credits. She was the first African American performer to be nominated for an Academy Award and an Emmy.
Physical Description:
1 photographic print
b&w
25.2 x 20.2 cm.
Host Note:
Photographer's number: XVII S 5 [i.e. XVI S 5]
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: 2028470
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