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Title Digital image of offset printing plate with photographic image of Frank Sinatra performing at the Rustic Cabin, 1938-1939.
Object Name Plate, Offset
Catalog Number 2004.010.0001
Collection Sinatra-ana
Credit Gift of Ducky Fontana, Jr.
Description Digital image of offset printing plate with photographic image of Frank Sinatra performing with Bill Henri and his Headliners at the Rustic Cabin, Alpine (Englewood), N.J., no date, original image ca. 1938-1939; plate considered to have been made at an unknown later date. Metal sheet, ca. 16 guage, 14-1/4" high x 21-5/8" wide. Image with printer's screen pattern. Where used and for what project is not known.

Note the WNEW microphones. According to '"The Revised Compleat Sinatra" by Albert Lonstein and Vito Marino, WNEW started its broadcasts from this nightclub in February of 1939. In June, Harry James heard a broadcast and signed Sinatra in June, 1939. While this photo appears in this book and is captioned as 1938, it is more likely it is from February to June of 1939.
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Date 1938-1939
Year Range from 1938
Year Range to 1939
People Sinatra, Frank
Henri, Bill
Caption adjusted
Imagefile 025\20040100001.TIF
Notes Museum does not have possession of the plate.
Classification Bars / Saloons
Restaurants
Music
Entertainment
Radio