Jelly Roll Morton (right) and unidentified companion
Photograph probably taken in California, c. 1920
This photograph was first published in Ferdinand “Jelly Roll” Morton: The Collected Piano Music (1982), following page 292. 
Shown in Oh, Mister Jelly (1999) edited by William Russell, page 554. Not shown in Mr. Jelly Lord (1980) by Laurie Wright.
courtesy of Prof. James Dapogny
© 2004 Ate van Delden Collection