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Photograph by:
David D. Spitzer, American  Search this
Subject of:
Professor Longhair, American, 1918 - 1980  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 13 3/16 x 9 1/4 in. (33.5 x 23.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 3/4 x 10 5/8 in. (35 x 27 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1973
Description:
A black-and-white sepia toned photograph of New Orleans musician Professor Longhair playing piano during a performance in New York City. He is photographed from significantly below the stage while sitting at the piano and facing right and wears a t-shirt, slacks, white belt, necklace and sunglasses. Just behind him is a standing man playing bass.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number:
2012.164.111
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/fd5869ab48a-3a0e-4369-b59d-bedad7a30643
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.164.111