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Portrait of cabaret singer Mabel Mercer wearing turban, in Nassau, Bahamas, circa 1940

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Title
Portrait of cabaret singer Mabel Mercer wearing turban, in Nassau, Bahamas, circa 1940
Names
Mercer, Mabel, 1900-1984 (Collector)
Collection

Mabel Mercer photograph collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1940 (Approximate)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Mabel Mercer Collection
Shelf locator: Box 1
Topics
African American singers
Mercer, Mabel, 1900-1984
African American women singers
Women jazz singers
Genres
Photographs
Portraits
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 17 x 15 cm ; black and white
Original image may have been cropped; emulsion is silvering.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14983854
Photo Order: 55695
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f94f9920-9c64-0133-45c9-00505686d14e
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1900: Creator Born
  • 1940: Created
  • 1984: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Portrait of cabaret singer Mabel Mercer wearing turban, in Nassau, Bahamas, circa 1940" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/51ac25b0-9d15-0133-de29-00505686d14e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Portrait of cabaret singer Mabel Mercer wearing turban, in Nassau, Bahamas, circa 1940" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/51ac25b0-9d15-0133-de29-00505686d14e

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1940). Portrait of cabaret singer Mabel Mercer wearing turban, in Nassau, Bahamas, circa 1940 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/51ac25b0-9d15-0133-de29-00505686d14e

Wikipedia Citation

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Portrait of cabaret singer Mabel Mercer wearing turban, in Nassau, Bahamas, circa 1940