Photo, Print, Drawing [Portrait of H. L. Mencken]
About this Item
- [Portrait of H. L. Mencken]
- Photograph shows Henry Louis Mencken, a male, white, American journalist.
- Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964, photographer
Created / Published
- 1932 July.
- - Mencken, H. L.--(Henry Louis),--1880-1956
- - White people--1930-1940
- - Americans--1930-1940
- - Men--1930-1940
- - Journalists--1930-1940
- Portrait photographs.
- Portrait photographs
- - Title derived from information on verso of photographic print.
- - Van Vechten number: RR 13.
- - Also available on microfilm.
- - Gift; Carl Van Vechten Estate; 1966.
- - Forms part of: Portrait photographs of celebrities, a LOT which in turn forms part of the Carl Van Vechten photograph collection (Library of Congress).
- 1 photographic print : gelatin silver.
Call Number/Physical Location
- LOT 12735, no. 808 [P&P]
- Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964. Portrait photographs of celebrities
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
- van 5a52407 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/van.5a52407
- cph 3a42807 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a42807
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-USZ62-42489 (b&w film copy neg.)
- For publication information see "Carl Van Vechten Photographs (Lots 12735 and 12736)" https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/079_vanv.html
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- Rights Advisory: For publication information see "Carl Van Vechten Photographs (Lots 12735 and 12736)" https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/079_vanv.html
- Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-42489 (b&w film copy neg.)
- Call Number: LOT 12735, no. 808 [P&P]
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Chicago citation style:
Van Vechten, Carl, photographer. Portrait of H. L. Mencken. , 1932. July. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2004663326/.
APA citation style:
Van Vechten, C., photographer. (1932) Portrait of H. L. Mencken. , 1932. July. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2004663326/.
MLA citation style:
Van Vechten, Carl, photographer. Portrait of H. L. Mencken. July. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2004663326/>.