[Acting Troupe in Blackface]

Description:

Photograph of an acting troupe, all men, in black face. One of them, in the back row, is dressed as a woman, with a blouse and a feathered hat. The man in the front row wearing a striped hat holds a horn instrument. The man on the far right does not wear black face, and is dressed in a three-piece suit and tie.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Hamilton County - Hico
Creation Date: [1911..1915]  
Partner(s):
Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Collection(s):
T. B. Willis Photograph Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 44
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: [1911..1915]
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Hamilton County - Hico
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
From 1911 to 1915
Description:

Photograph of an acting troupe, all men, in black face. One of them, in the back row, is dressed as a woman, with a blouse and a feathered hat. The man in the front row wearing a striped hat holds a horn instrument. The man on the far right does not wear black face, and is dressed in a three-piece suit and tie.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): photographs | black face | cross-dressing
Partner:
Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Collection:
T. B. Willis Photograph Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: PTBW_835_22
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth388655
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image