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At the White Ball, Montparnasse

At the White Ball, Montparnasse

1932

Brassaï

(French, 1899-1984)

Gelatin silver print, ferrotyped

Image: 24 x 18.1 cm (9 7/16 x 7 1/8 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 2007.39

Description

This image was taken at one of several dancehalls in the Montparnasse neighborhood of Paris in the 1930s that offered Caribbean music for the enjoyment of both blacks and whites who ate, drank, and danced together.

See also
Department: 
Photography
Type of artwork: 
Photograph

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