Turquese as Chief Barab, The King in Kykunkor

Creator:
Dafora, Asadata, 1890-1965
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964.
Published/Created:
New York
1935 Jan 17
Physical Description:
1 photographic print
b&w
approx. 25 x 18.5 cm
Notes:
In pencil verso: Turquese as Chief Barab / The King in Kykunkor. Stamped verso: Photograph by Carl Van Vechten / 146 Central Park West / Cannot be reproduced without permission
Abstract:
Turquese, here in the costume of Chief Barab from the King in Kykunkor, was an African American dancer. The dance drama "The King in Kykunkor" (which opened in New York in 1934) was created by Asadata Dafora, a native of Sierra Leone then living in New Yo
Topics:
African American dancers
Topics:
Turquese
Genre:
Photographic prints
Photographs
Studio portraits
Format:
Image
Rights:
Photographs by Carl Van Vechten are used with permission of the Van Vechten Trust; permission of the Trust is required to publish Van Vechten photographs in any format. To learn more, contact the Curator, Yale Collection of American Literature.
Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Creator:
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964
Source Title:
Photographs of Blacks
Source Note:
Photographer's number: XXVII g 13
Call Number:
JWJ Van Vechten
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
Yale Collection of American Literature
oid pointer:
1095701
OID:
2025844
PID:
digcoll:3427722

Number of Pages: 2
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