Stewart is a jazz photographer, known for photographing portraits used for album and CD covers.
John Coltrane was a jazz saxophonist and composer.
The collection consists of twenty-five inkjet prints from original film negatives of John Coltrane and others. The majority of the photographs were taken by Stewart during the December 10, 1964 recording of Coltrane's biggest hit, "A Love Supreme". Some of the images include Coltrane's wife, Alice Coltrane, and others include musicians Pharoah Sanders, Rashied Ali, and Jimmy Garrison.
Chuck Stewart Photographs of John Coltrane, 1964-1971, Archives Center, National Museum of American History