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Title
Studio portrait of Chick Webb
Collection

Portrait collection

Musicians

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1930 - 1939 (Approximate)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Musicians
Topics
Webb, Chick
African American jazz musicians
Drummers (Musicians)
Genres
Portraits
Notes
Handwritten: Inscription on recto: Sincerely Chick Webb
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 14 x 9 cm ; black and white
Image bears creases in upper left and right hand corners.
Description
Publicity portrait of drummer and jazz band leader Chick Webb, produced as postcard-sized souvenir to fans, circa 1930s.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16819138
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19590865
Photo Order: 63174
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e1e0bf20-9fbc-0139-c655-0242ac110003
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

  • 1930: Created (Approximate)
  • 2021: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Studio portrait of Chick Webb" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1930 - 1939. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c0153ba0-a08a-0139-d8d6-0242ac110003

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Studio portrait of Chick Webb" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 23, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c0153ba0-a08a-0139-d8d6-0242ac110003

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1930 - 1939). Studio portrait of Chick Webb Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c0153ba0-a08a-0139-d8d6-0242ac110003

Wikipedia Citation

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Studio portrait of Chick Webb