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Catalog Number 2014.029.006
Title untitled, (Bing Crosby Family Photograph with Kathryn Crosby and Their Children), c. 1972-1977
Photographer Unknown
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Photograph
Category Photographs
Date c. 1972-1977
Description Silver Gelatin Print, Bing Crosby Family Photograph with Kathryn Crosby and Their Children, c. 1972-1977. Black and white photograph shows a group portrait with Bing Crosby at center flanked by two women at his side (his wife, Kathryn Crosby and daughter Mary Frances) and two young men behind him (sons Harry and Nathaniel). Crosby wears a dark jacket, shirt, tie, and pants. His hands are placed on his knees and he is looking at the camera. He has a large button on his jacket. Text on the button reads "UNITED STATES OPEN 1972 PEBBLE BEACH, CALIFORNIA." Crosby and the two women are sitting on a bench. Katheryn sits on his right wearing a light colored suit and a blouse with a graphic pattern. Mary Frances, on his left, is wearing a fur coat and pants. Her hands are wrapped around Crosby's left arm with her fingers interlaced. Harry and Nathaniel, standing in the back, are both wearing sweaters and pants. The photograph appears to be taken in a studio setting with barren trees in the background. Handwritten in purple ink on the bottom right corner is "To Priscella / all the best / Bing."
Provenance Collected by Pricilla Koernig
People Crosby Family
Crosby III, Harry Lillis
Crosby Jr., Harry Lillis "Bing"
Crosby, Bing
Crosby, Kathryn
Crosby, Mary Frances
Crosby, Nathanial
Subjects Families
Group portraits
Search Terms Crosby, Bing