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"Bill Bojangles" Robinson (with Prentiss Taylor)

Artist
Carl Van Vechten, 17 Jun 1880 - 21 Dec 1964
Sitter
Prentiss Taylor, 12 Dec 1907 - 7 Oct 1991
Luther "Bill Bojangles" Robinson, 26 May 1878 - 25 Nov 1949
Date
1932
Type
Photograph
Medium
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
Image: 21.3 x 14.3 cm (8 3/8 x 5 5/8")
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Prentiss Taylor
Restrictions & Rights
© Estate of Carl Van Vechten
Object number
NPG.84.145
Culture
Luther "Bill Bojangles" Robinson: American\African American
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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