Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

In Memoriam

Posted in Beinecke Library by beineckepoetry on January 7, 2009

Eartha Kitt (January 17, 1927 – December 25, 2008), photographed by Carl Van Vechten on October 19, 1954.

Additional images of Eartha Kitt are available in the Beinecke’s Digital Collections. Photographs by Carl Van Vechten are used with permission of the Van Vechten Trust; the permission of the Trust is required to reprint or use Van Vechten photographs in any way. To contact the Trust email: Van Vechten Trust.

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  1. fehlhaber said, on January 15, 2009 at 1:05 am

    What a great set of images — she’s so young here and the portraits don’t seem perfectly polished, making her more human.


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