“Miss Lena Horne, Opening no., Lou Leslie’s Blackbirds of 1938”, “The Reverse, Cotton Club.” , “Minnie the Moucher, Cotton Club.” and “Calypso, Cotton Club.”

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Title

“Miss Lena Horne, Opening no., Lou Leslie’s Blackbirds of 1938”, “The Reverse, Cotton Club.” , “Minnie the Moucher, Cotton Club.” and “Calypso, Cotton Club.”

Description

four costume design renderings created by Frances Feist for musical revues performed at the Cotton Club between 1937 and 1939

Creator

Frances Feist (1910-1995)

Year Conserved

2017

Holding Institution

Museum of the City of New York

For a blog post written about these drawings, please click here. 

Conservator

Michelle Gewirtz

Amount Funded

$1,450.00

Collection

Citation

Frances Feist (1910-1995), ““Miss Lena Horne, Opening no., Lou Leslie’s Blackbirds of 1938”, “The Reverse, Cotton Club.” , “Minnie the Moucher, Cotton Club.” and “Calypso, Cotton Club.”,” Celebrating 20 years of the NYSCA/GHHN Conservation Treatment Grant Program, accessed December 2, 2021, https://ctg20.omeka.net/items/show/742.

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