DAC Collection Object Information
Jack and Mable Price,
Gelatin silver print with color tinting
Dimensions (Image): 232 x 162 mm (9.1 x 6.4 in.)
Inscribed in pencil on verso: “Jack & Mable Price”
Accession number: 1922.214.171.124
Gift of Ina and Philip S. Trager (B.A. Wesleyan 1956, D.F.A. 2008), 1981
Provenance / Collectors' marks: Purchased by the donors from a secondhand store in Bridgeport, CT; possibly collected by owner or manager W.P. Heuritze of the Roanoke Theater (location presently untraced), or by several managers or theaters.
The image depicts a Vaudeville duo; the woman’s feather hat is tinted blue, and her shoes and necklace are tinted yellow.
Bibliography: See object file for research on the collection by Laura Plageman (B.A. Wesleyan 1999) and Erika Greene (B.A. Wesleyan 1988).
Work Type: photograph
Related Works: From a group of 74 vaudeville photographs, DAC 19126.96.36.199 – 19188.8.131.52. The same people also are portrayed in DAC 19184.108.40.206. Same pencil handwriting on verso as on DAC 19220.127.116.11, .25, .26, .29, .32, .35, .41.
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