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Photograph by:
David D. Spitzer, American  Search this
Subject of:
Magic Slim, American, 1937 - 2013  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 13 3/4 x 9 11/16 in. (34.9 x 24.6 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 3/4 x 10 5/8 in. (34.9 x 27 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place collected:
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1991
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of blues musician Magic Slim holding an guitar at a performance in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Slim is photographed from the front and hold his guitar to his chest with the fingers of his right hand splayed across the guitar body. He wears a dark t-shirt with the word [Chicago] visible and a wide brimmed black hat.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number:
2012.164.108
Restrictions & Rights:
© David D. Spitzer
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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/fd56173186e-921d-4bb7-80cc-5dbf4d910e5e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.164.108