1936 Print Portrait Thomas J Bowers Colored Mario African American Artist XMA7


This is an original 1936 monochrome halftone print of a portrait of Thomas J. Bowers also known as "The Colored Mario". Bowers was an African American concert artist.


This 75+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Monochrome
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.25 x 6.75 inches; 11 x 17 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is pleased to present an informative collection of prints from 1936. The images in the collection provide a small glance into the world of African American and European musicians, teachers and composers as well as other big names in music.

Keywords specific to this image: Historic, Musical, Black Americana