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[ A photograph in black and white of a man wearing an "emperor" costume from the waist up. He has angled his head to the right to look at the camera intently and almost angrily. He is seated and placed in front of a white background that frames his head. ]

Edward Steichen

Paul Robeson as 'Emperor Jones' from Steichen: Twenty-five Photographs , 1933

Artwork Type: Photographs
Medium: Gelatin silver print
Dimensions: 13 x 10 1/2 in. (33.02 x 26.67 cm)
Accession #: 19931098W
Credit: Collection of University Art Museum, University at Albany, State University of New York on behalf of University at Albany Foundation , Gift of Stephen and Linda Singer
Related Exhibitions:
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Object Label:

American Playlist: Selections From The University At Albany Art Collections

    Paul Robeson (1898–1976)

    African American singer, athlete, and actor who fought for human rights during the 1950s after experiencing racism and violence in his life. 


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