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    Gordon Parks (American, 1912-2006)
    A Group of Seven Photographs of Duke Ellington's Band (7 works), 1943
    Gelatin silver, printed later
    9-1/2 x 7-1/4 inches (24.1 x 18.4 cm), or the reverse

    Titles include: New York, New York. Sunny Greer, drummer for Duke Ellington, 1943, (duplicate in the lot); New York, New York. Duke Ellington's orchestra playing for dancers at the Hurricane, 1943; New York, New York. Two members of Duke Ellington's rhythm section at the Hurricane Ballroom, 1943; New York, New York. Rex Stewart, trumpeter with Duke Ellington's orchestra, at the Hurricane cabaret, 1943; New York, New York. Duke Ellington chats with members of his orchestra, 1943; and, New York, New York. Bass fiddle player of Duke Ellington's orchestra at the Hurricane Ballroom, 1943.

    More information about Gordon Parks, also known as Parks, Gordon, Parks, Gordon Alexander Buchanan.

    Condition Report*: Each sheet is loose; minor smudges to the edges of the image; minor corner bumps to the margins; otherwise, there do not appear to be any other major condition issues affecting the group.
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    Auction Dates
    September, 2019
    18th Wednesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 11
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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