Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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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: 1981.27.5.36

Gift of Ina and Philip S. Trager (BA Wesleyan 1956, DFA 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 1981.27.5.1 – 1981.27.5.74. The same people also are portrayed in DAC 1981.27.5.41. Same pencil handwriting on verso as on DAC 1981.27.18.23, .25, .26, .29, .32, .35, .41.

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