Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, from the portfolio 'O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes

  • Richard Benson, Carl Van Vechten, Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, from the portfolio 'O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes, 1941, 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, 1983.63.157

Title
Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, from the portfolio 'O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes
Artists
Date
1941, printed 1983
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
image: 8 3/4 × 5 7/8 in. (22.2 × 14.9 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts

Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Robinson, Bill "Bojangles"
  • Performing arts – dance – tap dance
  • Performing arts – theater – actor
  • Ethnic – African-American
Object Number
1983.63.157
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URL
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