White Studio of New York City photograph of an unknown woman, circa late 1910s-early 1920s

Guide to White Studio of New York City photograph of an unknown woman C0480


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Repository George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center.
Creator White Studio (New York, N.Y.)
Title White Studio of New York City photograph of an unknown woman
Date circa late 1910s-early 1920s
Physical Characteristics .01 Linear Feet
Abstract White Studio of New York City silver gelatin print photograph of an unknown woman, circa late 1910s - early 1920s.
Collection Number C0480
Language English

Historical Note

The White Studio was a popular photography studio in New York City during the early part of the 20th century. The studio, founded by Luther White in the 1890s, was renowned for its entertainment photography, both of productions and individuals.

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Scope and Content

White Studio of New York City silver gelatin print photograph of an unknown woman from the late 1910s or early 1920s. The photograph features a white woman in elegant garb from the chest up. Because the White Studio was famed for its photography of entertainers of the day, it is safe to assume this woman worked in the entertainment industry, likely Broadway, at the time. On the back of the photograph is a stamp from the White Studio.

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Arrangement

This is a single item collection.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions.

Use Restrictions

Public Domain. There are no known restrictions.

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Related Material

The Special Collections Research Center holds many other collections pertaining to 20th century photography and the performing arts.

The Billy Rose Theatre Division of the New York Public Library holds the White Studio theatrical photographs.

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Index Terms

Subjects:

Broadway (New York, N.Y.)
Performing arts
Photography

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

White Studio of New York City photograph of an unknown woman, C0480, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Purchased by Lynn Eaton in 2019.

Processing Information

Processing completed by Amanda Brent in April 2021. EAD markup completed by Amanda Brent in April 2021.

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Bibliography

"Studios, White." Broadway Photographs. College of Arts & Sciences, University of South Carolina, accessed April 26, 2021, https://www.broadway.cas.sc.edu/content/studios-white.

White Studio theatrical photographs. Billy Rose Theatre Division, New York Public Library, https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/collections/white-studio-theatrical-photographs#/?tab=about.

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