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Catalog Number 2003.47.1
Object Name Print
Title "Edward Johnson-new purveyor of grand opera"
Date Circa 1935
Year Range from 1930
Year Range to 1940
Description Magazine page (page 17), with photographic print of Edward Johnson. Original photograph by Edward Steichen. Black and white portrait of Johnson sitting in upholstered chair. He is wearing dark suit with white cuffs and white handkerchief in breast pocket. He is wearing a wedding ring. His hair is parted on the side and combed back. He has a slight smile on his face and looks about 45-55 years old. Below the photo is written; "Edward Johnson-new purveyor of grand opera". "Steichen" is written in very small letters at right bottom corner of photo. Reverse of magazine page (page 18) has black and white photos of circus acts and characters. Magazine was held together by three staples, the staple holes are visible along side of page.
People Johnson, Edward
Search Terms Johnson Family
Subjects ARTS - EDWARD JOHNSON
PORTRAIT
PHOTOGRAPHS - BLACK & WHITE
COSTUME - MALE
MAGAZINES
Dimensions 12.79/9.64 in. - Length/Width