Ada "Bricktop" Smith, from the unrealized portfolio "Noble Black Women: The Harlem Renaissance and After"

  • Carl Van Vechten, Richard Benson, Ada "Bricktop" Smith, from the unrealized portfolio "Noble Black Women: The Harlem Renaissance and After", 1934, printed 1983, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Photograph © Van Vechten Trust; Compilation/Publication © Eakins Press Foundation. From 'O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes (Eakins, 2015), Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts, 1983.63.142

Title
Ada "Bricktop" Smith, from the unrealized portfolio "Noble Black Women: The Harlem Renaissance and After"
Artists
Date
1934, printed 1983
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
image: 5 5/8 × 8 3/8 in. (14.3 × 21.3 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts

Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait female – Smith, Ada "Bricktop"
  • Portrait female – Smith, Ada Beatrice Queen Victoria Louise
  • Performing arts – music – voice
  • Performing arts – dance
  • Ethnic – African-American
Object Number
1983.63.142
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