Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Catalog Data

Created by:
Bernard Gotfryd, Polish American, 1924 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Nina Simone, American, 1933 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
1964
Description:
A gelatin silver photographic print of Nina Simone captured during the recording of the song "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood." Simone is pictured in the center of the image, seated in a folding chair next to a music stand. Her legs are crossed at the knee adn she holds a sheet of paper in her hand. In the foreground, two individuals are partially visible on either side of the frame. A stamp on the verso reads [Please Credit: / Photo by / Bernard Gotfryd].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.132.6.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54ebe685b-862a-4716-81c6-0003b462c2b7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.132.6.4