7 photographs : b&w, silver gelatine print ; 36 x 28 cm
2 p. of textual records
1 photograph : col. ; 36 x 28 cm
Scope and Content
Accession consists of two custom boxes, the first containing 8 photographic prints depicting Oscar Peterson in various years ranging from 1950 to 1997, photographed by Al Gilbert. Each print is signed and numbered. The second box contains an overview of the folio, with an introduction by Kelly Peterson and a listing of the photographic prints.
Oscar Peterson was a Canadian jazz pianist and composer.
The Oscar Peterson Folio was a limited edition, numbered as 7 of 33 folios from the original negatives and files.
The photographs are contained in archival sleeves in a custom archival portfolio.
Oscar Peterson's signature appears on the outside of one of the boxes.