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Paul Robeson as Othello, and Uta Hagen as Desdemona, in a scene from the Theatre Guild presentation of "Othello"

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Title
Paul Robeson as Othello, and Uta Hagen as Desdemona, in a scene from the Theatre Guild presentation of "Othello"
Names
Vandamm (Photographer)
Collection

Portrait collection

Paul Robeson portrait collection

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1943 - 1944 (Approximate)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Portrait Collection
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Robeson, Paul
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Robeson, Paul / Box 1
Topics
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976
African American political activists
African American singers
Hagen, Uta, 1919-2004
African American actors
Actresses -- United States
Theatrical productions -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1940-1949
African Americans in the performing arts
Genres
Photographs
Publicity photographs
Notes
Additional physical form: Copy negative number: SC-CN-88-0026
Citation/reference: Stamped caption on verso: The Theatre Guild presents Paul Robeson in the Margaret Webster production of Othello, Shubert Theatre.
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 26 x 21 cm ; black and white
Description
Paul Robeson, as Othello, and Uta Hagen, as Desdemona, in a scene from the Theatre Guild presentation of "Othello," at the Shubert Theatre, in New York, staged from 1943-1944
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16819138
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11527529
Photo Order: 58998
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2120d570-159e-0136-6de9-5575c7a27240
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1943: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Paul Robeson as Othello, and Uta Hagen as Desdemona, in a scene from the Theatre Guild presentation of "Othello"" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1943 - 1944. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b7df1d20-15a3-0136-f14b-0abb8bf597cd

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Paul Robeson as Othello, and Uta Hagen as Desdemona, in a scene from the Theatre Guild presentation of "Othello"" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 2, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b7df1d20-15a3-0136-f14b-0abb8bf597cd

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1943 - 1944). Paul Robeson as Othello, and Uta Hagen as Desdemona, in a scene from the Theatre Guild presentation of "Othello" Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b7df1d20-15a3-0136-f14b-0abb8bf597cd

Wikipedia Citation

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Paul Robeson as Othello, and Uta Hagen as Desdemona, in a scene from the Theatre Guild presentation of "Othello"