Eddie Cantor Putting on Blackface Makeup in front of Triple Mirror | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Eddie Cantor Putting on Blackface Makeup in front of Triple Mirror

Eddie Cantor Putting on Blackface Makeup in front of Triple Mirror | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Eddie Cantor applying blackface makeup in front of a triple mirror. The mirror on the left reflects the left side of his face without makeup, the center mirror shows his face in half white, half black makeup, and the right shows the right side of his face in blackface makeup. A man is standing in the background behind the mirrors.
DESCRIPTION
Eddie Cantor applying blackface makeup in front of a triple mirror. The mirror on the left reflects the left side of his face without makeup, the center mirror shows his face in half white, half black makeup, and the right shows the right side of his face in blackface makeup. A man is standing in the background behind the mirrors.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:124529
Creation Date:circa August 03 1946
Creator Name:Milwaukee Journal
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Collection Name:Milwaukee Journal negatives, circa 1955-circa 1982
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:PH 3425
Original Dimensions:5 x 4 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Negative sleeve reads: 1) At Centurama Evening Performance 2) Shots in studio. 3) Cantor Being Initiated in Indian Tribe at Centurama 4) Portrait taken by Boyd 5) Cantor Kodachrome Copy Neg from Mirror Shot
SUBJECTS
Minstrels
Singers
Vaudeville
Clothing and dress
Cosmetics
Dancers
Indoor photography
Men
Portrait photography
Entertainers

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