Sujet

'Zip Coon' as played by the white performer, George Washington Dixon (1801-1861) in blackface. See description for more information.

Légende

G.W. Dixon, a talented singer who along with his contemporary Thomas D. Rice was a white actor who performed in blackface using African-American voice, song and dance on stage, his signature tune was ‘Zip Coon’

Photograph of a cover of original sheet music from the show published in the 1830s.

Credit: Private Collection / Contraband Collection

Date

1834

Crédit

Photo12/Alamy/Contraband Collection

Notre référence

LMY21T03_FD6MAR

Utilisation

uniquement en France

Model release

Non

Property release

Non

Licence

Droits gérés

Format disponible

67,9Mo (1,6Mo) / 35,5cm x 48,0cm / 4188 x 5669 (300dpi)

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